Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1001. Creation (For Lyn) 4/7/2008
1002. Hot Stuff 4/7/2008
1003. That’s The Last Time I’ll Let Her Watch The Wizard Of Oz Three Times In A Row! 4/7/2008
1004. Different Coloured Tears(For The Only One) 4/7/2008
1005. Far Gone! 4/7/2008
1006. Kong Fang(Empty Dawn) 4/7/2008
1007. Qi Wu! (Rise & Dance In A Happy Mood) 4/7/2008
1008. We Overflowth! 4/8/2008
1009. Sitting Under The Apple Tree With Thee! 4/8/2008
1010. Magical As Always! 4/8/2008
1011. Worlds At Once 4/8/2008
1012. The Silence Of A Sea 4/8/2008
1013. Sitting 4/11/2008
1014. Dreams & Laughter(For Junie) 4/8/2008
1015. All So Perfectly Still 4/11/2008
1016. Crock Of Gold(For Lyn) 4/11/2008
1017. An Ocean Beyond The Ocean 5/24/2008
1018. In The Myth Of Our Own Making 5/27/2008
1019. Fair Cop 5/27/2008
1020. Keeping My Thoughts To Myself 5/27/2008
1021. Bhi Mo Chroi I Mo Bheal! (My Heart Was In My Mouth) 5/12/2008
1022. Natural Geography Lesson 5/11/2008
1023. Binn Binn(Sweet Sweet) 4/5/2008
1024. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 4/2/2008
1025. Is Mise An Bronntanas...Leannán! ('I Am The Gift...Lover! ') - Tanka In Irish 4/5/2008
1026. The Eyes Have It! 4/5/2008
1027. Les Parapluies De New York 4/5/2008
1028. And They Say Size Doesn’t Matter! 3/27/2008
1029. Sunshine In Her Step 3/27/2008
1030. The Road Unafraid(For Lyn) 3/25/2008
1031. Love Of Literature 3/22/2008
1032. As We Turned To Go! 3/31/2008
1033. Insomnia 3/25/2008
1034. Walking Home In The Dark On A Cold Christmas Eve We Sing Life On Mars As We Pass The Graveyard. 3/25/2008
1035. Cleaving To Each Other 3/21/2008
1036. Just As Is 3/13/2008
1037. Champagne Kisses 3/14/2008
1038. Time Travellers 3/21/2008
1039. First Confession(For Lyn) 3/2/2008
1040. Numbers 3/2/2008
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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The Way The Story Goes

Always enchantments
falling from your lips.

Orpheus...Eurydice
made real

made from the nearness
of your breath...a kiss.

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