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. More Funny Peculiar Than Funny Ha Ha She Decides To Her Self 2/17/2008
1326. Soixante Neuf(For Janice) 8/21/2008
1327. Well, Well...Fancy That! (For Janice) 7/28/2008
1328. The Refraction Of Water 8/30/2007
1329. Sleeping With You...Waking To You - A Thank You Tanka 8/26/2008
1330. Hi There, Stranger 5/18/2007
1331. Your Body Is A Foreign Country 5/3/2007
1332. Your Hands 8/23/2007
1333. The Collecters 10/21/2007
1334. Making Me An Offer I Couldn’t Refuse! 8/31/2008
1335. In Praise Of The Great Unknown (For Helen) 9/11/2008
1336. The 2 Fruppy Truppy! (For Miss S) 6/14/2008
1337. Go And Catch A Falling Star(For Anu) 6/9/2008
1338. Hot Water Bottle 6/14/2008
1339. Kissless...Alas...Kissless! (For The Only One) 6/5/2008
1340. Nel Blu Dipinto De Blu 9/29/2008
1341. Snowball Wars! ' 1/15/2009
1342. ' ' ' Flow My Tears 6/30/2009
1343. So I Did Sit And Eat 1/29/2008
1344. Writing The Book I Never Wrote(For Linda) 1/27/2008
1345. Guarda Che Luna (Look At The Moon) 2/5/2008
1346. Big Strad Mac(For My Old Pal Al) 1/22/2008
1347. I Love The Way Your Hands Love Me 9/21/2007
1348. Under The Influence 3/8/2008
1349. As Promised - Your Left Clavicle 4/16/2008
1350. Duso* 5/15/2008
1351. Slovo Ljubavi (The Word Of Love) - For Francesca 5/15/2008
1352. Your Hair Dreams 9/22/2008
1353. Hit List(For Al) 9/29/2008
1354. Having...Text! 10/5/2008
1355. 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
1356. To Paraphrase Something God Once Said(For Frieda Rose) 6/7/2008
1357. Little Red Planet(For Scarlett) 6/9/2008
1358. Artist At Work 7/29/2008
1359. Oh Lucky...Lucky Me! 8/10/2008
1360. Poem No.20 Is For One J. W. But Then So Was Poem No.1 8/3/2008
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 ...

Read the full of ' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad)

The Last Laugh

So much fun.

You always were the lively one.

Here, on this hillside falling down to a river
here, in this windy weather we gather together

Dearly Beloved

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