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. Sunday's Well On Strawberry Hill(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008

Comments about Dónall Dempsey

  • Frankie Stones (8/24/2007 4:15:00 AM)

    A very nice and kind hearted man. He gives people a chance even when you feel like you have no where else to turn. Has writen some truely amazing poems. He made me smile even when i was in deep despair. He was the light behind the big thick black cloud. all in all a great man. hope to keep in contact with him.

    Take Care

    Love Frankie

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  • 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.

  • 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)

How Could The Stars…

How could the stars
have forgotten you?

You who held them in
the surprise of your eyes

floated them through
your wind blown hair

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