Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1201. Only Footsteps In The Snow(For Lyn) 10/23/2008
1202. Footsteps & Heartbeats 9/22/2008
1203. Always So(For Janice) 9/18/2008
1204. Your Absence Never Hurts Me(For Janice) 9/22/2008
1205. In Which This Kiss Exists 10/9/2007
1206. Zak’s Prayer 10/21/2007
1207. My Heart Tries To Tell The Paper 11/15/2007
1208. Dancing With Me Da! (For Linda) 11/15/2007
1209. Bach For Christmas! (For My Pal Al) 9/5/2007
1210. The Present Reincarnation 8/27/2007
1211. Fields Of Joy 10/2/2007
1212. (seconds Before) 9/25/2012
1213. You'Re It! 8/13/2007
1214. Catalyst 7/12/2007
1215. I Invite Death 7/18/2007
1216. Fashion Statement 8/23/2007
1217. Clearly I Saw You 6/28/2007
1218. Wordless Poem(For Helen) 5/18/2007
1219. I Have Missed Your Love 2/17/2008
1220. The Magic Ocean 5/16/2008
1221. A Memory Of Moon & Water 1/28/2009
1222. Pillow You(For Janice) 9/22/2008
1223. When She Kisses Me...I Sure Stay Kissed 9/22/2008
1224. Making Beautiful The Morning 9/22/2008
1225. The Only Woman 9/22/2008
1226. The How Of Why(For Miss Kiss Kiss) 3/25/2008
1227. Your Very Best Friend 3/4/2008
1228. Trapped In A Spider's Web 5/12/2008
1229. Kissing The Naked Stars 4/28/2008
1230. A Word In Your Shellhole! (For Lyn) 4/11/2008
1231. Just Is! (For Gina) 2/16/2008
1232. A Kiss...Is Just... 1/22/2008
1233. Coming Of Age(For Auntie Nellie) 5/17/2007
1234. 'A Seahorse Questioning - New Year Poem For Onelia 1/1/2009
1235. Wot! Christmas Poems Already! Yes! Coming To A Poemhunter Site Near You...Don'T Missmassacre At Christmas Tree(In 3-D) ! 11/2/2007
1236. When I Was All Wishes & Dreams... Wishes & Dreams 10/16/2007
1237. 3rd Person Singular 6/2/2012
1238. One Man & His Dog 6/16/2008
1239. Whether The Weather...? 1/16/2008
1240. Clickety Clack 4/11/2008
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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The Way The Story Goes

Always enchantments
falling from your lips.

Orpheus...Eurydice
made real

made from the nearness
of your breath...a kiss.

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