Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1441. But It Did 9/4/2007
1442. The Way Of All Flesh 6/7/2007
1443. Blue Gillyflowers 7/26/2007
1444. Matrix 6/30/2009
1445. Shadow Biog 8/24/2009
1446. In The Bright Colours Of Love 5/7/2007
1447. Boo To You(A Tanka) 3/31/2009
1448. Bowling A Maiden Over! - A Haiku 7/24/2007
1449. Mental Snapshot 8/15/2007
1450. Where God Paints The Scenery 11/5/2007
1451. Break Up & Make Up - Haiku 5/17/2007
1452. Horse Of A Different Colour 7/21/2007
1453. Yawning The Moon 5/12/2008
1454. The Way The Story Goes 5/4/2007
1455. ' ' ' ' ' New Work At The Old Pond (Haiku) - For Rosemary 7/29/2009
1456. Scattered Dreams 5/7/2007
1457. Bring Me Sunshine! (For My Old Pal Al) 2/9/2010
1458. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Having A Laugh(For Onelia) 11/11/2009
1459. Memory 4/16/2008
1460. Stolen Time 10/3/2008
1461. Clean Pair Of Knickers 7/29/2008
1462. My Love Is Like A Fever... Longing Still 5/3/2007
1463. Clothes Have No Memories (For Doreen) 5/10/2007
1464. Memory Haiku 7/3/2011
1465. Metamorphoses 9/20/2011
1466. ' ' ' ' New Morning 8/5/2009
1467. Shhhhhhhhhhh! (For Laura) 3/31/2008
1468. ' ' ' ' ' The Tall Wall Of Infinity 6/7/2009
1469. The World Isn'T Good Enough(Anniversary Poem) 2/28/2009
1470. But I Couldn'T Do It By Myself 6/16/2007
1471. Same Dream 3/9/2008
1472. Meeting Anne 5/22/2008
1473. Broken Fragments Of Water 7/9/2007
1474. Say Human! 7/28/2008
1475. ' ' ' ' ' New Man/Old Man(Tankas) 8/19/2009
1476. The Wheel...The Wheel...The Wheel...The Wheel It Turns 'Round 8/15/2007
1477. See You Soon 3/21/2008
1478. Man Of Iron 10/12/2008
1479. Same Person Different Bodies 5/17/2007
1480. The Tree Finds A New Follower 9/6/2007

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 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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