Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

921. Lenny The Lizard & The Mirror & The Positano Sun 2/21/2009
922. And So, No Wonder 1/28/2009
923. The Bedside Digital Clock Flicks Onto Midnight 2/2/2009
924. Watch It! 2/2/2009
925. By The Wave Washed Shore 2/2/2009
926. Proofreader(For Jan) 1/17/2009
927. Being George's Imaginary White Rabbit(For George) 12/15/2008
928. Cinderella Rocks Her Fella 9/10/2009
929. Ministry Of Fear(Poem For Onelia To Get Better To!) 3/29/2009
930. Charming Chinese Chap Chit-Chats Between Stops - Wot! 3/14/2009
931. Little Mouth 1/23/2009
932. Wooden Clothes Peg Man Loves Wooden Clothes Peg Woman 9/21/2007
933. Amateur Dramatics 1/14/2012
934. Hwaet Sceal Ic Singan? Sing Me Frumsceaft! (What Shall I Sing... Sing Me Creation!) 5/3/2007
935. The Sea To See 1/10/2013
936. My Boyfriend Gave Me An Apple My Boyfriend Gave Me A Pear 6/8/2007
937. Wind Haiku 7/3/2011
938. Monkey Nuts 10/31/2007
939. World Within Words 10/9/2007
940. My Candy Apple Red (For Miss S Of The T That Is Red) 10/5/2007
941. Kisses. 9/5/2007
942. On A Lovely Sunny Afternoon In 1963 7/21/2007
943. Ma & Pa & Us 7/21/2007
944. O But She Doth Teach The Torches To Burn Bright 6/28/2007
945. Mistaken Identity 5/17/2007
946. C'Est Ne Pas Une Orange! 5/17/2007
947. Your Littlest Smile 7/9/2007
948. Of All The Fish In All The Sea And She... 2/5/2008
949. Is It Perfume From A Dress That Makes Me So Digress 2/5/2008
950. Autumn Was Here 3/13/2008
951. And Again! 3/11/2008
952. Does My Bum Look Big Sticking Out Of This Hospital Gown? 3/22/2008
953. The Photograph’s Negative 3/25/2008
954. Beakfast At Fredrick St. 4/5/2008
955. Níl A Fhios Agam Cá Bhfuil Mé? (I Don'T Know Where I Am?) - Haiku In Irish 4/5/2008
956. Crazy Happy! ! ! 5/14/2008
957. L’etoile De Mer(The Starfish) 5/22/2008
958. The Magic Ocean 5/16/2008
959. I(Love) You! ” 5/22/2008
960. Eh, Let’s See…e =? 4/5/2008
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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