Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

881. Skywriting(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
882. Smile(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
883. Bare Facts 9/18/2008
884. Nude Interknitting - A Haiku (For Janice) 8/15/2008
885. The Paradox Of Pleasure(For Janice) 8/8/2008
886. This Beloved Space(For Janice) 8/4/2008
887. To Miss J.W.(To The Only Begetter Of These Ensuing Lines) 8/2/2008
888. What’s Done Is Done 8/2/2008
889. My Only Treasure(For Janice) 8/3/2008
890. The Blossoming(For Janice) 8/3/2008
891. Touching The Stars(For Janice) 8/3/2008
892. Hymn To Love! 8/3/2008
893. Making A Clean Breast Of It 8/3/2008
894. Leaf Falls From A Pear Tree(For Janice) 10/17/2008
895. Invisible Blue Plaques(For Janice) 10/29/2008
896. Kissing For The Moon 10/15/2008
897. Living With Genius 11/19/2008
898. So Very Cold 11/19/2008
899. Really! (For Janice) 11/19/2008
900. Hard To Be Male & Cocky! (For Lyn) 11/6/2008
901. Oh! It Growed! (For Lyn) 11/6/2008
902. Ancient Grafitti 10/17/2008
903. Going About Its Business(For Janice) 10/20/2008
904. Aveva Le Mani Nella Tasca Mia! (He Had His Hands In My Pocket!) 10/20/2008
905. Written In The Skies(For Janice) 10/12/2008
906. Catched! 9/29/2008
907. And Counting 9/22/2008
908. Hen Heaven(For One) 12/23/2008
909. Small Blue Ball 12/8/2008
910. As Close As(For Jan) 12/8/2008
911. My Grief With Mr. Gormley’s Cloud 12/8/2008
912. You Wear My Kisses In Your Hair(For Jan) 12/9/2008
913. Mothering Instinct(For Lyn) 12/5/2008
914. Today's Clouds And Skies(For Jan) 12/5/2008
915. 'Is Smiling(For Lyn!) 1/2/2009
916. If Paradise Is Half As Nice - New Year Poem For Lyn) 12/28/2008
917. All Five Foot Two Of You! 1/11/2009
918. On First Looking Into Beloved's Excercising Room 1/12/2009
919. 'Nakedness Is In Love With Us(For Jan) 12/28/2008
920. Drawing You 12/26/2008

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)

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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