Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

761. Gathering Water(For Scarlet) 5/20/2008
762. Last Stop 5/16/2008
763. The Most Famous Buttocks In The World 5/16/2008
764. Summer Singing In Its Blood(For Darlinda) 5/13/2008
765. Fly Me! 5/14/2008
766. Until Dusk 5/14/2008
767. And So To Bed 5/14/2008
768. Just The Two Of Them? 5/11/2008
769. New Poem - For Gina(In The Worst Year Of My Life I Found The Best Friend Of My Life) 5/11/2008
770. Yes I Have Danced Naked Under Stars 5/6/2008
771. Therefore Think I Am? 5/12/2008
772. Ah, Mo Chroĺ ...Is Leatsa An Ghra! (Ah, My Love...The Love Is Yours! 4/1/2008
773. Missed Appointment 4/5/2008
774. As Luck Would Have It 4/5/2008
775. All This & Heaven Too? ? 4/5/2008
776. The Irish For It! 4/1/2008
777. Báisteach San Óiche(Rain In The Night) 4/1/2008
778. Waltzing On Down The Road 4/1/2008
779. Excellious! 3/27/2008
780. Being Nautical 3/26/2008
781. The Nearness Of You 3/25/2008
782. Is A Puzzlement! 3/25/2008
783. Invisible To All But Himself(For Lyn) 3/22/2008
784. C’est Si Bon! 3/22/2008
785. I Love You(I Know) (Apologies To Yellow) 3/22/2008
786. Open To All 3/21/2008
787. Is 2! 3/21/2008
788. Just As 3/21/2008
789. Sieve Trying To Understand Water 3/19/2008
790. Chinese Whispers! 3/12/2008
791. The Moon Can’t Sleep Tonight 3/8/2008
792. Murderer 3/2/2008
793. Newly Minted Words(For Gina) 3/2/2008
794. Note. 3/2/2008
795. The Me I Am(For Lyn) 2/20/2008
796. Gotcha…i Guess! 3/2/2008
797. Dogs Ducks & Donkeys(And Some Cats) . 3/2/2008
798. Falling Through Time 3/2/2008
799. Ancient Grafitti 3/2/2008
800. God Gave Names To All(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
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 Last Laugh

So much fun.

You always were the lively one.

Here, on this hillside falling down to a river
here, in this windy weather we gather together

Dearly Beloved

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