Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1081. As Edvard Munch Always Used To Say 9/29/2008
1082. Silly Of Me! (For Lyn) 11/19/2008
1083. Now, Now...The Very Now! (For Jan) 11/24/2008
1084. Time Trickles Through Us(For Jan) 11/30/2008
1085. Cream Coloured Panties 6/5/2008
1086. I’ll Be Your Words! (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
1087. Once Bitten... 6/2/2008
1088. Questions! Questions! (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
1089. Fair Cop 5/27/2008
1090. Keeping My Thoughts To Myself 5/27/2008
1091. The Finding Of The Lost Diary 5/30/2008
1092. The Only Heaven 7/29/2008
1093. First Night! 7/29/2008
1094. Wishes & Dreams 6/16/2008
1095. Sweet Feet! (For Anu) 7/28/2008
1096. Now You Know! 6/16/2008
1097. My Lagan Love/Crazy Man Michael(For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1098. Skin & Blister(For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1099. And Chaos Has Come Again 6/9/2008
1100. Making Bread 6/9/2008
1101. God's Gift 7/29/2008
1102. I’m No Lady! (To My Love Refusing The Title Lady Not Realising How Loving And Playful It Is) 8/4/2008
1103. That Doth Sing Both High & Low! 7/29/2008
1104. The Model Consoles The Artist In Her Sleep(For Janice) 9/1/2008
1105. Invasion(For Janice) 9/4/2008
1106. Highly Enjoyable Use Of A Thin Film Of Liquid Forming A Glouble Around Air Or Gas 5/18/2007
1107. Forever A Path (For Lynn) 5/17/2007
1108. Lost Love 5/26/2007
1109. White... Quiet 6/30/2007
1110. S H A D O W Play 7/24/2007
1111. Why Oh Why...Can'T I? 11/22/2009
1112. Believing Is Seeing(For Miss S) 10/8/2007
1113. Making A Clean Breast Of It 9/11/2007
1114. And The World Was As Simple As Snow 9/5/2007
1115. Parisian... Rain 8/27/2007
1116. A Tale Of Six Cities 11/11/2007
1117. Connecting Nothing To Nothing 10/9/2007
1118. My Little Sapling! (For Lyn) 10/9/2007
1119. Finding Jesus 2/21/2009
1120. The Sound Of The Sound(For Lyn) 11/16/2008
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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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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