Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1721. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Catching The Sunlight 10/23/2009
1722. ' ' ' ' Deja Of Vu! (Tanka) 7/17/2009
1723. ' ' ' ' ' Good Morning Onelia! (Tankas) 7/28/2009
1724. ' ' ' ' ' ' Starring In Your Own Edward Hopper(Tanka For Al) 8/12/2009
1725. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' New Year's Bells(For Onelia) 11/8/2009
1726. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Inboard Entertainment 1/1/2010
1727. ' ' ' To Pee Or Not To...(Tanka) 7/29/2009
1728. ' ' ' ' When Is A Hedge Not A Hedge? 7/19/2009
1729. ' ' ' ' Muho(No Directions) - A Tanka For Onelia 6/21/2009
1730. ' Earthquake Cleavage 5/28/2009
1731. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Parallel Universe(For Junie) 11/8/2009
1732. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' God Spelt Properly 9/20/2009
1733. ' ' ' ' ' 'Flames Of Water 5/27/2009
1734. ' ' ' ' The Come On 6/18/2009
1735. ' ' ' ' ' Follow My Heart 5/8/2009
1736. ' ' ' ' Wot? Wot! 4/19/2009
1737. ' ' ' ' You Again! 12/8/2008
1738. Miles To Go Before I Sleep 4/11/2008
1739. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Yeah I Hate You Too! 11/1/2009
1740. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Stirred....Not Shaken! 11/16/2009
1741. ' ' ' ' Dog's Dinner! (Tanka) 7/23/2009
1742. ' ' ' ' Passing The Buck 6/14/2009
1743. ' ' ' ' ' ' '' 'Coat To The West Wind(For H & I) 10/18/2009
1744. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Kid About It(Tankas) 9/20/2009
1745. ' ' ' ' ' 'Childhood Traumas(For My Old Pal Al) 6/8/2009
1746. ' ' ' ' ' ' 'spies Are Us 5/2/2009
1747. ' ' ' ' Thank You Tanka For An O'sullivan! 7/23/2009
1748. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Off The Page 10/4/2009
1749. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Waiting For Time(New Year Tanka For Helen) 12/29/2009
1750. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Ahh Hh...C'Est La Vie...Ce N'Est Pas? (Being A Birthday Poem For Miss Ruthie) 12/5/2009
1751. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' All Is Lost 1/3/2010
1752. ' ' ' ' ' Run Away Clothes 6/10/2009
1753. Brief Encounter 8/21/2008
1754. Box Of Sky(For Lyn) 1/18/2008
1755. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Statue In The Rain 2/1/2010
1756. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Meet The Relatives 11/8/2009
1757. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Legend Of Myth(For Ruthie) 11/22/2009
1758. ' ' ' ' ' Thirst 5/3/2009
1759. ' ' ' ' Mumonkan(Gateless Pass) 6/22/2009
1760. ' ' ' ' ' 'Laughter & Cries(For Lyn) 5/2/2009

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 Last Laugh

So much fun.

You always were the lively one.

Here, on this hillside falling down to a river
here, in this windy weather we gather together

Dearly Beloved

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