Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

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

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)

The Way The Story Goes

Always enchantments
falling from your lips.

Orpheus...Eurydice
made real

made from the nearness
of your breath...a kiss.

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