Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1161. Looked For You In All The Places I Had Never Known You 5/22/2008
1162. Eine Kleine Nachtmuisk? 5/14/2008
1163. The Colour Of Her Eyes 5/16/2008
1164. At First Sight 5/14/2008
1165. NĬ ShĀ Ng Haì Le WǑ (You Hurt Me) 1/31/2008
1166. Birth Stories(For Linda) 2/15/2008
1167. Snow In Nyc 2/17/2008
1168. Fit To Be Tied! 2/6/2008
1169. A Shadow Of Himself/Finding Its Voice(For Onelia) 2/5/2008
1170. Writer's...Blo.. Ck! (For Lyn) 1/18/2008
1171. Precious 1/21/2008
1172. Songs For Scarlett 1/19/2008
1173. Life Lesson((For My Old Pal Al) 1/21/2008
1174. Paysage Triste(For Miss Tara) 10/9/2007
1175. Protocol(For Lyn) 5/18/2007
1176. Rainy Night In Georgia - Haiku Sequence(For Frieda) 5/12/2007
1177. The Milk Of Human Kindness 7/2/2007
1178. For... Real 9/2/2008
1179. My Little Numero Uno(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1180. Star (For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1181. Just The Way It Is(For Janice) 9/18/2008
1182. Ages(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1183. Peoples(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1184. Cuddles 8/2/2008
1185. Nothing On (For Janice) 8/16/2008
1186. Has Anyone Seen My...5' 2''(For Janice) 8/26/2008
1187. What...Relish...Is This...How Runs The Stream? (For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1188. Wife(For Anu) 6/14/2008
1189. So I Did Sit...& Eat! (For Janice) 7/29/2008
1190. Mo Cailin Alainn Rua(My Beautiful Red Haired Girl) /Red River/Wearing Her Hair - Sequence 5/30/2008
1191. You Were The Moment 5/30/2008
1192. His Saviour(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
1193. You In Sunlight(For Frieda Rose) 6/6/2008
1194. Why Must My Poor Heart Keep Following You? (For My Brother Brian) 1/4/2009
1195. I Ga Igá Gai! *(They Have Tied The Cockerels) 1/7/2009
1196. Better Man 1/18/2009
1197. The Secret Door 1/17/2009
1198. Heart Mechanic 1/15/2009
1199. Her Name(For Lyn) 11/19/2008
1200. Only Footsteps In The Snow(For Lyn) 10/23/2008

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)

your love

around me

tangible & intangible

as when
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

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 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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