Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,486 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1481. ' ' ' ' ' New Man/Old Man(Tankas) 8/19/2009
1482. The Wheel...The Wheel...The Wheel...The Wheel It Turns 'Round 8/15/2007
1483. See You Soon 3/21/2008
1484. Man Of Iron 10/12/2008
1485. Seperate Ways(For Al) 10/31/2008
1486. Same Person Different Bodies 5/17/2007
1487. The Tree Finds A New Follower 9/6/2007
1488. ...... A Woman Is Crying 1/21/2008
1489. Message 6/12/2007
1490. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Ain'T Necessarily So(A Brace Of Haiku For Onelia) 10/24/2009
1491. Master Of The “decollo Photo.” 3/21/2008
1492. The Thirst Of Water 2/27/2008
1493. The Tree’s Ghost 2/27/2008
1494. The Stigmata Of Your Touch 5/22/2008
1495. Building The Boat(For Janice) 8/21/2008
1496. ' ' ' ' ' 'Bringing Home The Bacon(For Bryan) 5/16/2009
1497. ' ' ' ' Because Of The Darkness 4/27/2009
1498. Bright Sparks 7/11/2009
1499. Memory 69,699 - Again! 6/28/2007
1500. ' ' ' Childhood Tankas 7/3/2009
1501. ' ' ' G.B.S 9/5/2009
1502. ' ' ' ' ' Thanklesss Tankas 9/3/2009
1503. ' ' ' ' ' A Conception Of Tankas 6/26/2009
1504. Sent Inside(For Janice) 8/2/2008
1505. Me & My Shadow 4/8/2008
1506. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Colouring In(Tanka) 9/21/2009
1507. Say I Am Growing Old But Add... 5/3/2007
1508. ' ' ' Crossing The Rubicon 6/18/2009
1509. ' ' ' ' ' ' Tower Of Babels (For Lyn) 5/4/2009
1510. ' ' ' ' Odds Of Sods Tankas 7/3/2009
1511. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Object D'Art 12/31/2009
1512. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Burn Baby Burn! 11/1/2009
1513. ' ' ' ' White Into White(Haiku) 7/29/2009
1514. As Gaeilge-In Irish (For Anu) -Half English/Irish With Translation 5/3/2007
1515. The Word “home.” 1/22/2008
1516. Meeting My Mother 5/24/2008
1517. ' ' ' Come Viene...Viene! (What Comes...Comes!) - For Paolo Sandulli 8/12/2009
1518. ' ' ' ' If Ya Ever Want To See The Sun Again(Tanka) 7/17/2009
1519. ' ' ' 'Contents 6/6/2009
1520. Science Revision/English Revision (For Scarlett) 6/2/2008

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)

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)

Whether..?

WHETHER..?

Oh little brother
you and I

standing...staring at a sky
and your childish question

"You know

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