Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1601. ' ' ' Love Is Like A 147(For Max) 6/18/2009
1602. Blue Movie 4/5/2008
1603. ' ' ' 'Jung & Easily Freudened(For My Old Pal Al) 6/1/2009
1604. ' ' ' ' Platforms(Tanka) 7/23/2009
1605. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'And Never Be Forgot(For Scarlett) 10/8/2009
1606. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Very Thought Of You 1/3/2010
1607. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Wipeout(For Janice) 1/7/2010
1608. ' ' ' ' ' Lost For Words...An Anagram Conudrum(Tanka) 7/21/2009
1609. ' ' ' ' ' Thunder And Lightning High - A Tanka 6/25/2009
1610. ' ' ' ' ' Miroir A Mourir De Rire(Mirror To Die Laughing By) 5/25/2009
1611. ' ' ' Hey Pushpinder...It's Me...It's Youki...I'Ve Come Home! 3/18/2009
1612. ' ' ' ' ' Moon Tankas 7/3/2009
1613. ' ' ' ' Old Flames Still Burn You Up 9/1/2009
1614. ' ' ' ' And All The Stars Were Shining Bright & Then... 6/30/2009
1615. ' ' ' ' Never One For Taking No For An Answer(For Byran) 4/25/2009
1616. ' ' ' ' ' Photograph Of You In My Head 7/3/2009
1617. Many Remembers Ago(For Lyn) 9/25/2008
1618. Shadow & Light 5/16/2008
1619. ' ' ' All’s Well That Ends...Well? 6/30/2009
1620. ' ' ' ' Crazy Gnat Attack Tanka 6/27/2009
1621. ' ' ' Critic 6/18/2009
1622. ' ' ' ' ' Diwhy? 7/28/2009
1623. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Delicious Rush 1/3/2010
1624. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Little Monkey(For Ruthie) 11/22/2009
1625. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Eyes Are Thirsty(For Onelia) 12/3/2009
1626. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' “¿qué? ” 11/15/2009
1627. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Tight New Tee-Shirt(Haiku) 11/19/2009
1628. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Ugly Beauty 11/5/2009
1629. ' ' ' ' Ah...So That’s It? 8/28/2009
1630. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Call Me...Al(For Ruthie) 11/21/2009
1631. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Being Dinner(For Helen) 9/16/2009
1632. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Birth Of The World(For Helen) 9/12/2009
1633. ' ' ' ' Amalfitan Memories(Tankas) 7/28/2009
1634. ' ' ' ' Prey (A Tanka) 7/12/2009
1635. ' ' ' ' Twilight Zone(For Byran) 5/3/2009
1636. ' ' ' ' Browned Off(For Bryan) 5/2/2009
1637. ' ' ' ' Cucchiaio É Cucchianio(Spoon & Little Spoon) 7/3/2009
1638. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' '' Seasame Street - Not! 10/25/2009
1639. ' ' ' ' ' ' Time Works Differently For Grandmothers(Birthday Poem For Helen) 7/7/2009
1640. ' ' ' Dogone It! (A Tanka) 7/15/2009

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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