Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

921. My Mother's Kiss 9/28/2007
922. Never The Bride 10/5/2007
923. Telegram To My Mind: “true Love…running Smooth…admitting No Impediment.Stop.Don’t Stop.Stop. 10/9/2007
924. Sister Hamlet(For Melly) 10/9/2007
925. Papillions Noir 10/9/2007
926. No Please Anything But The Baby Pictures! 10/9/2007
927. Night Falls 11/23/2011
928. Fox Haiku 7/3/2011
929. Time For Tea 3/6/2013
930. An Acute Absence Of Weather (For My Little Brother Brian) 8/17/2016
931. Running Towards The Light 4/21/2015
932. Listening To What's...Not There! 8/31/2015
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

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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