Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1761. ' ' ' ' Tankas Tell Tales 6/18/2009
1762. ' ' ' ' ' Summer’s Song Of Itself(For Onelia) 6/18/2009
1763. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Nollaig Shona! (Happy Christmas!) 4/5/2008
1764. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Yes Sireee...Bob! (Tanka) 1/28/2010
1765. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Frozen Panties 10/24/2009
1766. ' ' ' ' ' School Visit 3/24/2009
1767. ' ' ' ' Master Of Woman 8/29/2009
1768. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Foot Fungus Fever! 9/1/2009
1769. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' An Anabooboo! (For Helen) 9/10/2009
1770. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Hungry As A Caterpillar 1/31/2010
1771. ' ' ' ' ' ' Grief...No Flowers 9/6/2009
1772. ' ' ' ' Ai No Corrida 6/7/2009
1773. ' ' ' ' Eh...Houston...I Think We Have A Problem With... And! 7/3/2009
1774. The Tease Of Strip 6/9/2008
1775. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Perspective(For Helen) 9/16/2009
1776. ' ' ' ' ' ' Will You Won'T You Will You Won'T You(Tanka) 7/29/2009
1777. ' ' ' ' Duty(For My Old Pal Al) 5/31/2009
1778. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Stacked Deck 10/23/2009
1779. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' '' Overburdened With Rainwater 10/5/2009
1780. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Man With A Cold 10/31/2009
1781. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Water's Laughter(Being An Early Christmas Poem For Jan) 12/2/2009
1782. ' ' ' ' ' ' Tales Told By Tankas 6/18/2009
1783. ' ' ' ' ' 'Walking With Atoms(For Bryan) 5/16/2009
1784. ' ' ' 'Nice Vice 3/14/2009
1785. ' ' ' Triumph Of The Will 5/2/2009
1786. ' ' ' ' ' 'I Got The Charles The Sixth Blues 5/6/2009
1787. ' ' ' ' ' 'The Marriage Of Heaven & Hell 5/28/2009
1788. ' ' ' ' ' Stealing An Ocean 6/10/2009
1789. ' ' ' ' Yumemigusa(The Dreaming Grass) 6/25/2009
1790. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' To The Edge Of Her(A Day After The Day Of Your Birthday Poem) 11/22/2009
1791. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' And Leaves The World To Darkness And To Me(For Ruthie) 11/21/2009
1792. ' ' ' ' But When The Moonlight Flits! 6/18/2009
1793. ' ' ' ' Hard Pill To Swallow 6/30/2009
1794. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Emerson's Writings 9/5/2009
1795. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' His Geekness 9/20/2009
1796. ' ' ' ' ' ' Long For You To Turn(Tankas) 7/28/2009
1797. ' ' ' ' Come Back And Shake Me! 5/26/2009
1798. ' ' ' ' ' Blank Page(For Byran) 5/7/2009
1799. ' ' ' ' ' Pathetic Fallacy(For Byran) 4/24/2009
1800. ' ' ' ' Counting Sheep(For Lyn) 6/14/2009
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)

Ah...Anu...Mon Amour!

It is night
on the Artic Circle.

The Aura Borealis
is entertaining a Finnish sky.

Inside – us two
(cuddled into an US)

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