Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

961. White Bra & Panties 5/27/2008
962. Keeping Things In Proportion 7/28/2008
963. Death Of An Angel(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
964. My Little Ray Of Sunshine 1/12/2013
965. Introduction To Poetry(For Melly) 10/9/2007
966. The Hare’s Eyes(For Bud) 10/2/2007
967. Essential Footwear-A Haiku 5/3/2007
968. And What Will Poor Robin Do Then...Poor Thing? 11/4/2008
969. Can I Borrow Your Body For A Struggle? 5/17/2007
970. Once Upon A Now 5/17/2007
971. Her Least Favourite Photo - Haiku Sequence 5/10/2007
972. Past All Harm 5/18/2007
973. You Are There! 5/25/2007
974. Nothing...Rhymes 6/22/2007
975. That.... Never Comes! 7/9/2007
976. No Awakening Kiss 2/5/2008
977. In The Dark 2/8/2008
978. Invitation To The Dance Whilst Hoovering. 2/15/2008
979. If I Only Had A Brain! 2/15/2008
980. Reaching For Words 2/15/2008
981. It’s Ok! I’ve Got It All...Figured Out! (For S) 2/15/2008
982. The Peanuts & The Diviner 2/15/2008
983. Table No.2 1/22/2008
984. Tea At Three 1/22/2008
985. Just Desserts 1/22/2008
986. Sibelius’s Synaesthesia (For My Old Pal Al) 1/22/2008
987. Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing. 1/24/2008
988. Lost...In Translation 1/24/2008
989. And Now...For The Weather! 1/26/2008
990. Sleeping On The Floor 1/27/2008
991. Strawberry & Cream 1/26/2008
992. The Buddhas Of Bamiyan. 1/26/2008
993. Yeah, Right! 9/17/2007
994. Beneath An Enormous Sky 7/2/2007
995. So Am I 1/18/2008
996. Just Me & You & Us 1/21/2008
997. Death Of A Secret Salsa Dancer 1/18/2008
998. Before Bedtime 1/22/2008
999. That Timeless Time 4/7/2008
1000. To Tell The Tale 4/7/2008

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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