Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,356 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

41. Tachyon 6/27/2007
42. Around Campfires It Is Still Told How Two People Could Be So Bold 6/22/2007
43. Make It So! 6/22/2007
44. That Kind Of Relationship 6/22/2007
45. Ohhh! Aghhh! Ahhhh! 6/22/2007
46. Our First First-Aid Test 6/22/2007
47. Flaming Red 6/17/2007
48. Widow 6/17/2007
49. Sure 6/27/2007
50. The Happy Couple 7/2/2007
51. On A Sunny Sunday Afternoon In Clapham 7/2/2007
52. Sadie Dillon Is Teaching French To 3rd Year. 7/2/2007
53. Old Song For The New Moon 7/2/2007
54. Give & Take 7/2/2007
55. Running Naked Along The Cliffs Of Moher In A Thunderstorm 7/2/2007
56. Child's Play 7/2/2007
57. Crumbs 7/9/2007
58. Hallo Muddah, Hallo Faddah! 7/9/2007
59. Thank You 7/9/2007
60. And No Birds Sing 7/2/2007
61. What Place Is This? 7/2/2007
62. Banging Your Head Against A Brick Wall 7/2/2007
63. Emotional Terrorism 7/9/2007
64. 'Once Upon A Time In A Loneliness Long Long Ago There Lived A Man...' 7/9/2007
65. Morning - Hadn'T Yet Awoken! 7/9/2007
66. The Bittern Cry 7/9/2007
67. Waiting To Be 7/9/2007
68. Cravings 7/10/2007
69. How Do I Get There? 7/10/2007
70. Eh? Eh! (For Gordon) 7/10/2007
71. Good Loser 6/28/2007
72. Getting Thru' This! 7/10/2007
73. It Is Such A Secret Place, The Land Of Tears 7/20/2007
74. Oceanic Dreams 7/23/2007
75. Under The Cherry Tree 7/24/2007
76. Arrivals & Departures - A Tanka 7/26/2007
77. Grounds For Divorce 7/28/2007
78. Footsteps Set In Time 7/29/2007
79. Rendevouzing Avec Toi! 7/29/2007
80. On The Dangers Of Not Being A Tits, Bum Or Leg Man 7/29/2007

Comments about Dónall Dempsey

  • Richard A. Davis SR. (8/23/2007 2:43:00 PM)

    Scarlett turned me on to your work and all I have to say is thank you. Your work is a joy to read.

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  • Richard John Wathen Richard John Wathen (5/6/2007 6:47:00 AM)

    came across you by accident and I'm glad I did. I love your work and I'm really enjoying reading through it. John

Best Poem of Dónall Dempsey

' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad)

Always
your love

everywhere
around me

tangible & intangible

as when
sound
becomes music.

As a child
they asked me

what I wanted
to be

when I grew up

and I ran through
all the obvious choices

a cowboy man
a doctor man
a spy man
a hero man
an astronaut man

but there was
always only

one choice.

I wanted to be
you.

So I blurted out
my child's answer:


'A Daddy! '

The adults laughed
not knowing how serious
I was.

I wanted to be
the ...

Read the full of ' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad)

The Way The Story Goes

Always enchantments
falling from your lips.

Orpheus...Eurydice
made real

made from the nearness
of your breath...a kiss.

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