Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

961. The Only Time There Is(For Janice) 9/13/2008
962. This Blob Of Love(For Janice) 9/15/2008
963. In Praise Of The Great Unknown (For Helen) 9/11/2008
964. Skywriting(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
965. Smile(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
966. In Flood(For Janice) 9/1/2008
967. The Art Of Loving(For Janice) 9/1/2008
968. Art Lover 9/1/2008
969. To Miss J.W.(To The Only Begetter Of These Ensuing Lines) 8/2/2008
970. What’s Done Is Done 8/2/2008
971. Nothing On (For Janice) 8/16/2008
972. Makeshift Daddy 7/12/2007
973. Catalyst 7/12/2007
974. A Sudden Breeze 7/16/2007
975. I Invite Death 7/18/2007
976. Ah, My Lady Love! 7/26/2007
977. Summer Lay Asleep... 6/27/2007
978. Fall Of A Sparrow 6/28/2007
979. Clearly I Saw You 6/28/2007
980. And Always Written In The Book Of Flesh 7/7/2007
981. And I Wave Back 9/4/2007
982. Bach For Christmas! (For My Pal Al) 9/5/2007
983. Word Feast 8/27/2007
984. The Present Reincarnation 8/27/2007
985. Fashion Statement 8/23/2007
986. Your Hands 8/23/2007
987. Being Given Nothing...Why Was I So Surprised To Find I Had Nothing 8/23/2007
988. You Were 8/13/2007
989. Chocolate Explanations 7/29/2007
990. Pebble 8/1/2007
991. Bare Bones 8/1/2007
992. And Then I Cried 8/1/2007
993. The Eyes Are Not The Same 8/17/2007
994. This Anywhere Our Everywhere 5/3/2007
995. Taking Off Your Dress 5/6/2007
996. Your Body Is A Foreign Country 5/3/2007
997. Lsst Stop Before A Broken Heart 5/18/2007
998. Trying To Explain Human Loneliness To Inanimate Things - A Haiku 5/17/2007
999. Don'T Cry Old Room Don'T Cry! 5/17/2007
1000. Wordless Poem(For Helen) 5/18/2007

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)

your love

around me

tangible & intangible

as when
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

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 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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