Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,486 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1321. Change Of Heart 5/17/2007
1322. Fall Of A Sparrow 6/28/2007
1323. Goodbye To The Circus(For Auntie Nellie) 7/9/2007
1324. You Were 8/13/2007
1325. This Forever(For Janice) 9/2/2008
1326. You Have Left Your Voice 3/21/2008
1327. The Ying & Yang Of Her Hair 1/21/2008
1328. Two Cupfulls Of Rain 7/16/2010
1329. Kiss Kiss Kiss 7/14/2007
1330. Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave 2/21/2008
1331. Crossing The Border(For Lyn) 4/16/2008
1332. Abú...Abú! (Forever...Forever!) Tanka In Irish With Trasnslation - For My Brother Brian. 3/27/2008
1333. Soixante Neuf(For Janice) 8/21/2008
1334. Well, Well...Fancy That! (For Janice) 7/28/2008
1335. The Refraction Of Water 8/30/2007
1336. Sleeping With You...Waking To You - A Thank You Tanka 8/26/2008
1337. Hi There, Stranger 5/18/2007
1338. Your Body Is A Foreign Country 5/3/2007
1339. Your Hands 8/23/2007
1340. The Collecters 10/21/2007
1341. Making Me An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse! 8/31/2008
1342. In Praise Of The Great Unknown (For Helen) 9/11/2008
1343. Hot Water Bottle 6/14/2008
1344. The 2 Fruppy Truppy! (For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1345. Kissless...Alas...Kissless! (For The Only One) 6/5/2008
1346. Nel Blu Dipinto De Blu 9/29/2008
1347. Snowball Wars! ' 1/15/2009
1348. ' ' ' Flow My Tears 6/30/2009
1349. Under The Influence 3/8/2008
1350. As Promised - Your Left Clavicle 4/16/2008
1351. Duso* 5/15/2008
1352. Slovo Ljubavi (The Word Of Love) - For Francesca 5/15/2008
1353. I Love The Way Your Hands Love Me 9/21/2007
1354. Writing The Book I Never Wrote(For Linda) 1/27/2008
1355. Guarda Che Luna (Look At The Moon) 2/5/2008
1356. Ah..Sweet Mystery Of Life! 1/29/2008
1357. So I Did Sit And Eat 1/29/2008
1358. Big Strad Mac(For My Old Pal Al) 1/22/2008
1359. Your Hair Dreams 9/22/2008
1360. Hit List(For Al) 9/29/2008

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)

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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