Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

841. Really! (For Janice) 11/19/2008
842. Hard To Be Male & Cocky! (For Lyn) 11/6/2008
843. Oh! It Growed! (For Lyn) 11/6/2008
844. Ancient Grafitti 10/17/2008
845. Going About Its Business(For Janice) 10/20/2008
846. Aveva Le Mani Nella Tasca Mia! (He Had His Hands In My Pocket!) 10/20/2008
847. Written In The Skies(For Janice) 10/12/2008
848. Catched! 9/29/2008
849. And Counting 9/22/2008
850. Hen Heaven(For One) 12/23/2008
851. Mothering Instinct(For Lyn) 12/5/2008
852. Today's Clouds And Skies(For Jan) 12/5/2008
853. Being George's Imaginary White Rabbit(For George) 12/15/2008
854. Small Blue Ball 12/8/2008
855. As Close As(For Jan) 12/8/2008
856. My Grief With Mr. Gormley’s Cloud 12/8/2008
857. You Wear My Kisses In Your Hair(For Jan) 12/9/2008
858. 'Is Smiling(For Lyn!) 1/2/2009
859. If Paradise Is Half As Nice - New Year Poem For Lyn) 12/28/2008
860. All Five Foot Two Of You! 1/11/2009
861. On First Looking Into Beloved's Excercising Room 1/12/2009
862. 'Nakedness Is In Love With Us(For Jan) 12/28/2008
863. Drawing You 12/26/2008
864. Coffee Break 3/5/2009
865. Lenny The Lizard & The Mirror & The Positano Sun 2/21/2009
866. And So, No Wonder 1/28/2009
867. The Bedside Digital Clock Flicks Onto Midnight 2/2/2009
868. Watch It! 2/2/2009
869. By The Wave Washed Shore 2/2/2009
870. Little Mouth 1/23/2009
871. Proofreader(For Jan) 1/17/2009
872. Cinderella Rocks Her Fella 9/10/2009
873. Ministry Of Fear(Poem For Onelia To Get Better To!) 3/29/2009
874. Charming Chinese Chap Chit-Chats Between Stops - Wot! 3/14/2009
875. This Anywhere Our Everywhere 5/3/2007
876. Billion Times Told Lovlier 6/15/2007
877. Let Me Live Inside You 6/9/2007
878. Cup Of Coca 5/18/2007
879. Le Palais Des Glaces (House Of Mirrors) 5/18/2007
880. Cocorico! 5/25/2007

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)

Overflowing

The tin bath
that splashed with laughter

before many a Friday fire
as the stove roared

& brothers & sisters
became miraculously cleaned
of dirt...woes or worries

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