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. We, All At Sea 10/21/2008
1083. Morning In Praiano 10/21/2008
1084. Now, Now...The Very Now! (For Jan) 11/24/2008
1085. Time Trickles Through Us(For Jan) 11/30/2008
1086. Silly Of Me! (For Lyn) 11/19/2008
1087. The Finding Of The Lost Diary 5/30/2008
1088. Questions! Questions! (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
1089. I’ll Be Your Words! (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
1090. Once Bitten... 6/2/2008
1091. And Chaos Has Come Again 6/9/2008
1092. Making Bread 6/9/2008
1093. Now You Know! 6/16/2008
1094. Wishes & Dreams 6/16/2008
1095. Sweet Feet! (For Anu) 7/28/2008
1096. First Night! 7/29/2008
1097. God's Gift 7/29/2008
1098. The Only Heaven 7/29/2008
1099. Cream Coloured Panties 6/5/2008
1100. My Lagan Love/Crazy Man Michael(For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1101. Skin & Blister(For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1102. That Doth Sing Both High & Low! 7/29/2008
1103. I’m No Lady! (To My Love Refusing The Title Lady Not Realising How Loving And Playful It Is) 8/4/2008
1104. The Model Consoles The Artist In Her Sleep(For Janice) 9/1/2008
1105. Invasion(For Janice) 9/4/2008
1106. Forever A Path (For Lynn) 5/17/2007
1107. Highly Enjoyable Use Of A Thin Film Of Liquid Forming A Glouble Around Air Or Gas 5/18/2007
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. Connecting Nothing To Nothing 10/9/2007
1117. My Little Sapling! (For Lyn) 10/9/2007
1118. A Tale Of Six Cities 11/11/2007
1119. Finding Jesus 2/21/2009
1120. The Sound Of The Sound(For Lyn) 11/16/2008

Comments about Dónall Dempsey

  • 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.

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  • 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)

How Could The Stars…

How could the stars
have forgotten you?

You who held them in
the surprise of your eyes

floated them through
your wind blown hair

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