Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1681. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Shall I Compare Thee To A...Nooooooo! 11/29/2009
1682. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Origami Bird(Being A Christmas Poem For Angie Babeeee) 12/17/2009
1683. ' ' ' ' ' ' Nothing Works Faster 9/1/2009
1684. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Like Me(Being An Early Christmas Poem For Scarlett) 12/9/2009
1685. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' No.1 Song(New Year Poem For Onelia) 1/3/2010
1686. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' South Pacific 1/13/2010
1687. ' ' ' ' Job Security 7/20/2009
1688. ' ' ' Love Is Blind – Mein Kampf! 7/28/2009
1689. ' ' ' ' Sho(Moonbeams) - A Tanka For Onelia 6/21/2009
1690. ' ' ' Military Tattoo 6/30/2009
1691. ' ' ' Defusing The Situation(Tanka) 8/12/2009
1692. ' ' ' ' Rikki Don’t Lose That Number 4/8/2009
1693. ' ' ' ' Hollow Crown(For Byran) 4/27/2009
1694. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Truthache(For Helen & Imogen) 8/22/2009
1695. ' ' ' Under A Head Of Cabbage(Tanka) 7/22/2009
1696. ' ' ' ' Writer's Block 5/14/2009
1697. ' ' ' ' 'One Fried Egg(For My Old Pal Al) 6/8/2009
1698. ' ' ' ' ' You No Longer Read 6/18/2009
1699. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Here Now I Hold You(For Scarlett) 2/3/2010
1700. ' ' ' Dark Is The Night(Tanka) 8/12/2009
1701. ' ' ' 'Talking In Ripples(For Helen) 7/21/2009
1702. ' ' ' ' Red Rose White Rose(Thank You Tankas For Onelia) 9/3/2009
1703. ' ' ' ' ' Food Poisoning(For Me Auld Pal Al) 7/5/2009
1704. ' ' ' ' Let's Do It Tankas 7/3/2009
1705. ' ' ' ' ' Removal - Tankas 7/12/2009
1706. May I..? 6/16/2008
1707. Self Staker(For Michael But Not About Him) 5/14/2008
1708. Seeing Once Again How I Saw Then(For Lyn) 4/11/2008
1709. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' A 60's Kid(For Scarlett) 2/5/2010
1710. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Dicklexick Lovers 9/23/2009
1711. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Seven Sisters(Being An Early Christmas Poem For Les Girls From Le Boy) 12/3/2009
1712. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Christmas Card(Being An Early Christmas Poem For Ruthie) 12/1/2009
1713. ' ' ' ' ' ' Not! ! ! Ouch! ! ! Out(Tanka) 7/15/2009
1714. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Rum & Red Bull(Being A Day After Her Birthday Poem) 12/6/2009
1715. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Her Pencil Sees Me 12/28/2009
1716. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Catching The Sunlight 10/23/2009
1717. ' ' ' ' Deja Of Vu! (Tanka) 7/17/2009
1718. ' ' ' ' ' Good Morning Onelia! (Tankas) 7/28/2009
1719. ' ' ' ' ' ' Starring In Your Own Edward Hopper(Tanka For Al) 8/12/2009
1720. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' New Year's Bells(For Onelia) 11/8/2009

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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