Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,486 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1001. Death Of A Secret Salsa Dancer 1/18/2008
1002. Before Bedtime 1/22/2008
1003. In The Myth Of Our Own Making 5/27/2008
1004. An Ocean Beyond The Ocean 5/24/2008
1005. Bhi Mo Chroi I Mo Bheal! (My Heart Was In My Mouth) 5/12/2008
1006. Natural Geography Lesson 5/11/2008
1007. Different Coloured Tears(For The Only One) 4/7/2008
1008. Far Gone! 4/7/2008
1009. Kong Fang(Empty Dawn) 4/7/2008
1010. Qi Wu! (Rise & Dance In A Happy Mood) 4/7/2008
1011. We Overflowth! 4/8/2008
1012. Sitting Under The Apple Tree With Thee! 4/8/2008
1013. Magical As Always! 4/8/2008
1014. Worlds At Once 4/8/2008
1015. The Silence Of A Sea 4/8/2008
1016. To Tell The Tale 4/7/2008
1017. Creation (For Lyn) 4/7/2008
1018. Hot Stuff 4/7/2008
1019. That’s The Last Time I’ll Let Her Watch The Wizard Of Oz Three Times In A Row! 4/7/2008
1020. Sitting 4/11/2008
1021. That Timeless Time 4/7/2008
1022. Dreams & Laughter(For Junie) 4/8/2008
1023. All So Perfectly Still 4/11/2008
1024. Crock Of Gold(For Lyn) 4/11/2008
1025. Binn Binn(Sweet Sweet) 4/5/2008
1026. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 4/2/2008
1027. Is Mise An Bronntanas...Leannán! ('I Am The Gift...Lover! ') - Tanka In Irish 4/5/2008
1028. The Eyes Have It! 4/5/2008
1029. Les Parapluies De New York 4/5/2008
1030. The Road Unafraid(For Lyn) 3/25/2008
1031. And They Say Size Doesn’t Matter! 3/27/2008
1032. Sunshine In Her Step 3/27/2008
1033. As We Turned To Go! 3/31/2008
1034. Cleaving To Each Other 3/21/2008
1035. Love Of Literature 3/22/2008
1036. Insomnia 3/25/2008
1037. Walking Home In The Dark On A Cold Christmas Eve We Sing Life On Mars As We Pass The Graveyard. 3/25/2008
1038. Fine Young Thing 3/9/2008
1039. Just As Is 3/13/2008
1040. Champagne Kisses 3/14/2008

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)

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)

The Last Laugh

So much fun.

You always were the lively one.

Here, on this hillside falling down to a river
here, in this windy weather we gather together

Dearly Beloved

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