Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1161. Identikit Picture 5/6/2008
1162. Always It Is Snowing In My Heart 5/24/2008
1163. Looked For You In All The Places I Had Never Known You 5/22/2008
1164. Eine Kleine Nachtmuisk? 5/14/2008
1165. The Colour Of Her Eyes 5/16/2008
1166. At First Sight 5/14/2008
1167. NĬ ShĀ Ng Haì Le WǑ (You Hurt Me) 1/31/2008
1168. Birth Stories(For Linda) 2/15/2008
1169. Snow In Nyc 2/17/2008
1170. Fit To Be Tied! 2/6/2008
1171. A Shadow Of Himself/Finding Its Voice(For Onelia) 2/5/2008
1172. Writer's...Blo.. Ck! (For Lyn) 1/18/2008
1173. Precious 1/21/2008
1174. Songs For Scarlett 1/19/2008
1175. Life Lesson((For My Old Pal Al) 1/21/2008
1176. Paysage Triste(For Miss Tara) 10/9/2007
1177. Protocol(For Lyn) 5/18/2007
1178. Rainy Night In Georgia - Haiku Sequence(For Frieda) 5/12/2007
1179. The Milk Of Human Kindness 7/2/2007
1180. For... Real 9/2/2008
1181. Attention! 8/14/2008
1182. Always So(For Janice) 9/18/2008
1183. My Little Numero Uno(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1184. Star (For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1185. Just The Way It Is(For Janice) 9/18/2008
1186. Ages(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1187. Peoples(For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1188. Cuddles 8/2/2008
1189. Nothing On (For Janice) 8/16/2008
1190. Has Anyone Seen My...5' 2''(For Janice) 8/26/2008
1191. Wife(For Anu) 6/14/2008
1192. What...Relish...Is This...How Runs The Stream? (For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1193. So I Did Sit...& Eat! (For Janice) 7/29/2008
1194. You In Sunlight(For Frieda Rose) 6/6/2008
1195. His Saviour(For Scarlett) 6/2/2008
1196. Mo Cailin Alainn Rua(My Beautiful Red Haired Girl) /Red River/Wearing Her Hair - Sequence 5/30/2008
1197. You Were The Moment 5/30/2008
1198. Heart Mechanic 1/15/2009
1199. Why Must My Poor Heart Keep Following You? (For My Brother Brian) 1/4/2009
1200. The Secret Door 1/17/2009

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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