Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1081. Hey Sugar! (For Agnes) 2/20/2008
1082. Ah Promises...Promises! 2/20/2008
1083. Getting Fresh 2/20/2008
1084. Factor 50 2/20/2008
1085. Since You’ve Been Gone! 2/20/2008
1086. October 1903(For Lyn) 3/2/2008
1087. Now Is The Winter(For Lyn) 3/2/2008
1088. And Don’t Go Near The Old Pond! (For Lyn) 3/2/2008
1089. The Beauty Of The World 3/2/2008
1090. My Only Population (For Lyn) 3/2/2008
1091. Riffling Through Dreams 3/4/2008
1092. The Book In My Voice 3/4/2008
1093. Pillows & Sheets 3/4/2008
1094. Make Up Artist 3/4/2008
1095. Clairvoyant. 3/4/2008
1096. Wordless Prayer 3/8/2008
1097. Chagalled 3/8/2008
1098. Feast 3/8/2008
1099. Nous Deux...Les Amoureux! /Rien! Rien! 3/8/2008
1100. The Lilo Of Love 3/9/2008
1101. Revelling In Reality 3/8/2008
1102. Museum Of Mistakes 3/8/2008
1103. Sweet Command 3/8/2008
1104. Fine Young Thing 3/9/2008
1105. Forever A Path (For Lynn) 5/17/2007
1106. Highly Enjoyable Use Of A Thin Film Of Liquid Forming A Glouble Around Air Or Gas 5/18/2007
1107. Lost Love 5/26/2007
1108. White... Quiet 6/30/2007
1109. S H A D O W Play 7/24/2007
1110. Why Oh Why...Can'T I? 11/22/2009
1111. Believing Is Seeing(For Miss S) 10/8/2007
1112. Making A Clean Breast Of It 9/11/2007
1113. And The World Was As Simple As Snow 9/5/2007
1114. Parisian... Rain 8/27/2007
1115. Connecting Nothing To Nothing 10/9/2007
1116. My Little Sapling! (For Lyn) 10/9/2007
1117. A Tale Of Six Cities 11/11/2007
1118. Finding Jesus 2/21/2009
1119. The Sound Of The Sound(For Lyn) 11/16/2008
1120. Shoebox 12/12/2008

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)

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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