Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1001. Questions! Questions! (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
1002. I’ll Be Your Words! (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
1003. Once Bitten... 6/2/2008
1004. And Chaos Has Come Again 6/9/2008
1005. Making Bread 6/9/2008
1006. Now You Know! 6/16/2008
1007. Wishes & Dreams 6/16/2008
1008. Sweet Feet! (For Anu) 7/28/2008
1009. First Night! 7/29/2008
1010. God's Gift 7/29/2008
1011. The Only Heaven 7/29/2008
1012. Cream Coloured Panties 6/5/2008
1013. My Lagan Love/Crazy Man Michael(For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1014. Skin & Blister(For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1015. That Doth Sing Both High & Low! 7/29/2008
1016. I’m No Lady! (To My Love Refusing The Title Lady Not Realising How Loving And Playful It Is) 8/4/2008
1017. Invasion(For Janice) 9/4/2008
1018. Once Upon A Now 5/17/2007
1019. Her Least Favourite Photo - Haiku Sequence 5/10/2007
1020. Past All Harm 5/18/2007
1021. You Are There! 5/25/2007
1022. Nothing...Rhymes 6/22/2007
1023. That.... Never Comes! 7/9/2007
1024. No Awakening Kiss 2/5/2008
1025. In The Dark 2/8/2008
1026. Invitation To The Dance Whilst Hoovering. 2/15/2008
1027. If I Only Had A Brain! 2/15/2008
1028. Reaching For Words 2/15/2008
1029. It’s Ok! I’ve Got It All...Figured Out! (For S) 2/15/2008
1030. The Peanuts & The Diviner 2/15/2008
1031. Table No.2 1/22/2008
1032. Tea At Three 1/22/2008
1033. Just Desserts 1/22/2008
1034. Sibelius’s Synaesthesia (For My Old Pal Al) 1/22/2008
1035. Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing. 1/24/2008
1036. Lost...In Translation 1/24/2008
1037. And Now...For The Weather! 1/26/2008
1038. Sleeping On The Floor 1/27/2008
1039. Strawberry & Cream 1/26/2008
1040. The Buddhas Of Bamiyan. 1/26/2008
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 ...

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Ah...Anu...Mon Amour!

It is night
on the Artic Circle.

The Aura Borealis
is entertaining a Finnish sky.

Inside – us two
(cuddled into an US)

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