Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1321. Kiss Kiss Kiss 7/14/2007
1322. Oh What A Tangled Web We Weave 2/21/2008
1323. Crossing The Border(For Lyn) 4/16/2008
1324. Abú...Abú! (Forever...Forever!) Tanka In Irish With Trasnslation - For My Brother Brian. 3/27/2008
1325. Soixante Neuf(For Janice) 8/21/2008
1326. Well, Well...Fancy That! (For Janice) 7/28/2008
1327. The Refraction Of Water 8/30/2007
1328. Sleeping With You...Waking To You - A Thank You Tanka 8/26/2008
1329. Hi There, Stranger 5/18/2007
1330. Your Body Is A Foreign Country 5/3/2007
1331. Your Hands 8/23/2007
1332. The Collecters 10/21/2007
1333. Making Me An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse! 8/31/2008
1334. In Praise Of The Great Unknown (For Helen) 9/11/2008
1335. The 2 Fruppy Truppy! (For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1336. Go And Catch A Falling Star(For Anu) 6/9/2008
1337. Hot Water Bottle 6/14/2008
1338. Kissless...Alas...Kissless! (For The Only One) 6/5/2008
1339. Nel Blu Dipinto De Blu 9/29/2008
1340. Snowball Wars! ' 1/15/2009
1341. ' ' ' Flow My Tears 6/30/2009
1342. Under The Influence 3/8/2008
1343. As Promised - Your Left Clavicle 4/16/2008
1344. Duso* 5/15/2008
1345. Slovo Ljubavi (The Word Of Love) - For Francesca 5/15/2008
1346. I Love The Way Your Hands Love Me 9/21/2007
1347. So I Did Sit And Eat 1/29/2008
1348. Writing The Book I Never Wrote(For Linda) 1/27/2008
1349. Guarda Che Luna (Look At The Moon) 2/5/2008
1350. Big Strad Mac(For My Old Pal Al) 1/22/2008
1351. Your Hair Dreams 9/22/2008
1352. Hit List(For Al) 9/29/2008
1353. Having...Text! 10/5/2008
1354. Poem Written In Despair Whilst Waiting Endlessly Outside Debenhams’s Ladies Lingerie Changing Rooms For My Loved Onewho It Appears Has Disappeared Off The Face Of The Earth... 1/11/2009
1355. To Paraphrase Something God Once Said(For Frieda Rose) 6/7/2008
1356. Little Red Planet(For Scarlett) 6/9/2008
1357. Artist At Work 7/29/2008
1358. Oh Lucky...Lucky Me! 8/10/2008
1359. Poem No.20 Is For One J. W. But Then So Was Poem No.1 8/3/2008
1360. On Other Things 1/24/2008

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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