Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1441. Blizzard 7/7/2007
1442. But It Did 9/4/2007
1443. The Way Of All Flesh 6/7/2007
1444. Blue Gillyflowers 7/26/2007
1445. Matrix 6/30/2009
1446. Shadow Biog 8/24/2009
1447. In The Bright Colours Of Love 5/7/2007
1448. Boo To You(A Tanka) 3/31/2009
1449. Bowling A Maiden Over! - A Haiku 7/24/2007
1450. Mental Snapshot 8/15/2007
1451. Where God Paints The Scenery 11/5/2007
1452. Break Up & Make Up - Haiku 5/17/2007
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
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 ...

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Ah...Anu...Mon Amour!

It is night
on the Artic Circle.

The Aura Borealis
is entertaining a Finnish sky.

Inside – us two
(cuddled into an US)

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