Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,435 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1441. So Sweet The Love! 4/29/2008
1442. Entangled In Her Hair 5/18/2007
1443. Cesarian Section 5/3/2007
1444. Blizzard 7/7/2007
1445. But It Did 9/4/2007
1446. The Way Of All Flesh 6/7/2007
1447. Blue Gillyflowers 7/26/2007
1448. Matrix 6/30/2009
1449. Shadow Biog 8/24/2009
1450. In The Bright Colours Of Love 5/7/2007
1451. Boo To You(A Tanka) 3/31/2009
1452. Bowling A Maiden Over! - A Haiku 7/24/2007
1453. Mental Snapshot 8/15/2007
1454. Where God Paints The Scenery 11/5/2007
1455. Break Up & Make Up - Haiku 5/17/2007
1456. Horse Of A Different Colour 7/21/2007
1457. Yawning The Moon 5/12/2008
1458. The Way The Story Goes 5/4/2007
1459. ' ' ' ' ' New Work At The Old Pond (Haiku) - For Rosemary 7/29/2009
1460. Scattered Dreams 5/7/2007
1461. Bring Me Sunshine! (For My Old Pal Al) 2/9/2010
1462. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Having A Laugh(For Onelia) 11/11/2009
1463. Memory 4/16/2008
1464. Stolen Time 10/3/2008
1465. Clean Pair Of Knickers 7/29/2008
1466. My Love Is Like A Fever... Longing Still 5/3/2007
1467. Clothes Have No Memories (For Doreen) 5/10/2007
1468. Memory Haiku 7/3/2011
1469. Metamorphoses 9/20/2011
1470. ' ' ' ' New Morning 8/5/2009
1471. Shhhhhhhhhhh! (For Laura) 3/31/2008
1472. ' ' ' ' ' The Tall Wall Of Infinity 6/7/2009
1473. The World Isn'T Good Enough(Anniversary Poem) 2/28/2009
1474. But I Couldn'T Do It By Myself 6/16/2007
1475. Same Dream 3/9/2008
1476. Meeting Anne 5/22/2008
1477. Broken Fragments Of Water 7/9/2007
1478. Say Human! 7/28/2008
1479. ' ' ' ' ' New Man/Old Man(Tankas) 8/19/2009
1480. The Wheel...The Wheel...The Wheel...The Wheel It Turns 'Round 8/15/2007

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)

How Could The Stars…

How could the stars
have forgotten you?

You who held them in
the surprise of your eyes

floated them through
your wind blown hair

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