Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,486 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

801. Gotcha…i Guess! 3/2/2008
802. Dogs Ducks & Donkeys(And Some Cats) . 3/2/2008
803. Falling Through Time 3/2/2008
804. Ancient Grafitti 3/2/2008
805. Sunday's Well On Strawberry Hill(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
806. Hoppy(Sorry This Title Is A Little Tipsy) Hippy Bertha(Ahh..That Sounds Better) Or Gone With The Wind 6/5/2008
807. God Gave Names To All(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
808. Jim.(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
809. Once Bitten(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
810. Crashing The Hill (For Scarlett) 5/30/2008
811. Frozen Laughter(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
812. Forever Amber(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
813. Oh Snow! (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
814. It’s A Bit Shakespearean Innit? (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
815. In Her Own Image(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
816. Of Ever... (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
817. Sign Of The Times 7/28/2008
818. Weep...Weep! (For Janice) 7/29/2008
819. Three Trees &...A Kay! 6/16/2008
820. Tread Softly(For Janice) 9/4/2008
821. Why There Are No Flies On Janice A. Windle(For Janice) 8/31/2008
822. In Flood(For Janice) 9/1/2008
823. The Art Of Loving(For Janice) 9/1/2008
824. Art Lover 9/1/2008
825. The Only Time There Is(For Janice) 9/13/2008
826. This Blob Of Love(For Janice) 9/15/2008
827. Skywriting(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
828. Smile(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
829. Bare Facts 9/18/2008
830. Nude Interknitting - A Haiku (For Janice) 8/15/2008
831. The Paradox Of Pleasure(For Janice) 8/8/2008
832. This Beloved Space(For Janice) 8/4/2008
833. To Miss J.W.(To The Only Begetter Of These Ensuing Lines) 8/2/2008
834. What’s Done Is Done 8/2/2008
835. My Only Treasure(For Janice) 8/3/2008
836. The Blossoming(For Janice) 8/3/2008
837. Touching The Stars(For Janice) 8/3/2008
838. Hymn To Love! 8/3/2008
839. Making A Clean Breast Of It 8/3/2008
840. Invisible Blue Plaques(For Janice) 10/29/2008

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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