Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1521. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Sentence 10/23/2009
1522. I Wish That You Were Old And Withered(For Junie) 10/21/2007
1523. Searching Still 1/24/2008
1524. ' ' ' ' ' Is Good For You! 7/3/2009
1525. ' ' ' ' ' True To Her Word 6/30/2009
1526. ' ' ' Love...Hurts(Tanka) 7/17/2009
1527. ' ' ' ' Shy Moon And Sake Cup(Tanka) 7/23/2009
1528. ' ' ' ' ' Tea! (For Byran) 5/3/2009
1529. ' ' ' ' The Road Was A Ribbon Of Moonlight! 7/20/2009
1530. ' ' ' ' ' Toshi Doshi(Year After Year) - For Rosemary 7/27/2009
1531. ' ' ' ' Regarding Love And Art(Tankas) 8/12/2009
1532. ' ' ' ' Would You Like Water With Your Tea? 6/30/2009
1533. ' ' ' ' ' 'The Height Of Passion 4/30/2009
1534. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Creator Of The Heavens 10/16/2009
1535. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Fragments Of A Relationship 9/24/2009
1536. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Cleavage Competition(Tanka) 1/14/2010
1537. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Birthday(For L.. C.) 9/23/2009
1538. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Thanks 11/21/2009
1539. ' ' ' ' ' Owning Our Own Faces 6/1/2009
1540. ' ' ' ' Only Love(For Junie) 5/14/2009
1541. ' ' ' ' ' Love Bug 6/30/2009
1542. The Word's Journey 1/24/2008
1543. Breaking The Mountain 1/26/2008
1544. The Statue 1/18/2008
1545. Bubblegum Soul. 2/20/2008
1546. ' ' ' ' ' The Eye Of The Beholder(For Byran) 5/3/2009
1547. ' ' ' 'Heathcliff & Cathy Settle Down & Get A Life 3/18/2009
1548. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Clapham Ever After 9/12/2009
1549. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' I Thought I Was Someone Else... 10/31/2009
1550. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' You Only Live Once(Haiku For My Old Pal Al) 11/11/2009
1551. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'We As Naked As The Moon 12/6/2009
1552. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'New Horizon 12/6/2009
1553. ' ' ' ' Ups & Downs Of Being An Artist's Model 6/27/2009
1554. ' ' ' ' Cat Tankas- A Bunch! Sakura Koku(Cherry Blossom Deep) 6/20/2009
1555. Sexy Little Pixie Lady(For The Cutest Sexiest Littlest Pixiest Lady In All Of Fairy Tale Land - Love From Mere Mortal Me) 8/18/2008
1556. ' ' ' 'Black Is Black(For Bryan) 4/27/2009
1557. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' My Situation(For Ruthie) 11/22/2009
1558. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Visit Yesterday Today! 9/23/2009
1559. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Love Affair With A Building 1/1/2010
1560. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Right To Rain(For Anne On Her Birthday To Be) 10/25/2009

Comments about Dónall Dempsey

  • 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.

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  • 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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