Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

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

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)

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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