Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

801. One Last Lonely Flight 11/8/2007
802. With Only Our Kisses To Protect Us 11/9/2007
803. Feeling Like Jimmy Stweart 11/9/2007
804. Hairflamewhiptowel! 11/2/2007
805. Writer's...Blo.. Ck! (For Lyn) 1/18/2008
806. Home Sweet Home 10/21/2007
807. My Discoverer Of Words! (For Lyn) 10/9/2007
808. Paysage Triste(For Miss Tara) 10/9/2007
809. Listening To My Baby Talk(For Lyn) 10/8/2007
810. Oh Yeah? Yeah! 5/4/2008
811. Identikit Picture 5/6/2008
812. Yes I Have Danced Naked Under Stars 5/6/2008
813. And Cry When Morning 5/9/2008
814. Just The Two Of Them? 5/11/2008
815. Until Dusk 5/14/2008
816. And So To Bed 5/14/2008
817. At First Sight 5/14/2008
818. New Poem - For Gina(In The Worst Year Of My Life I Found The Best Friend Of My Life) 5/11/2008
819. Therefore Think I Am? 5/12/2008
820. What The Water Thinks 5/12/2008
821. Only One 5/1/2008
822. Teacher 5/1/2008
823. Paper Kiss 4/16/2008
824. Last Stop Now... Please! 4/29/2008
825. Maintenant…c’est...Orange! 4/29/2008
826. So That’s What They Get Up To! (For Onelia) 4/29/2008
827. As Promised - Your Left Clavicle 4/16/2008
828. Blind Date Or Was It Fate? 4/16/2008
829. The Other Side Of The Glass 4/7/2008
830. How Lovely She Is...Lovely Like A Flower Of Flesh! 5/27/2008
831. Ash. 5/28/2008
832. You Were The Moment 5/30/2008
833. Crashing The Hill (For Scarlett) 5/30/2008
834. Frozen Laughter(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
835. Forever Amber(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
836. Oh Snow! (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
837. It’s A Bit Shakespearean Innit? (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
838. In Her Own Image(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
839. Of Ever... (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
840. Always It Is Snowing In My Heart 5/24/2008
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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