Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1801. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Stirred....Not Shaken! 11/16/2009
1802. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Oh Poets Beware Outraged English Ladies! (New Year Poem For Miss Scarlett) 1/3/2010
1803. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Seeing The Sea(For Scarlett) 1/24/2010
1804. ' ' ' ' Dog's Dinner! (Tanka) 7/23/2009
1805. Setting Fire To The Flames...That Burn My Heart 2/17/2008
1806. ' ' ' ' Passing The Buck 6/14/2009
1807. ' ' ' ' ' ' '' 'Coat To The West Wind(For H & I) 10/18/2009
1808. ' ' ' ' ' 'Childhood Traumas(For My Old Pal Al) 6/8/2009
1809. ' ' ' ' ' ' 'spies Are Us 5/2/2009
1810. ' ' ' ' Thank You Tanka For An O'sullivan! 7/23/2009
1811. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Waiting For Time(New Year Tanka For Helen) 12/29/2009
1812. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' All Is Lost 1/3/2010
1813. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Walking Through History 10/31/2009
1814. ' ' ' ' Famous Poems(A Thank You Poem For Onelia) 7/11/2009
1815. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' In The Here Of Now 9/21/2009
1816. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Meet The Relatives 11/8/2009
1817. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Statue In The Rain 2/1/2010
1818. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Fame Sucks! 9/6/2009
1819. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Legend Of Myth(For Ruthie) 11/22/2009
1820. ' ' ' ' ' The Most Human Thing There Is 7/19/2009
1821. ' ' ' ' ' Thirst 5/3/2009
1822. ' ' ' ' Mumonkan(Gateless Pass) 6/22/2009
1823. ' ' ' ' ' 'The Moaning After The Night Before 5/11/2009
1824. ' ' ' ' ' 'Laughter & Cries(For Lyn) 5/2/2009
1825. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Much Ado About Something For Nothing 9/12/2009
1826. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Two Of A Kind(Being A Birthday Poem For Miss Ruthie) 12/5/2009
1827. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Discovering Electricity(Tanka) 1/28/2010
1828. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Straighten Up 'N' Fly Right! (Tanka) 1/10/2010
1829. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' We Dared To Interupt The Sea(For Ruthie) 11/22/2009
1830. ' ' ' ' Tankas Tell Tales 6/18/2009
1831. ' ' ' ' ' Tarab(Poem For Onelia On The Celebration Of The Day Of Her Birth) 5/8/2009
1832. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Nollaig Shona! (Happy Christmas!) 4/5/2008
1833. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Yes Sireee...Bob! (Tanka) 1/28/2010
1834. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Frozen Panties 10/24/2009
1835. ' ' ' ' Master Of Woman 8/29/2009
1836. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Smell Of The Light(For Lyn) 9/25/2008
1837. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Foot Fungus Fever! 9/1/2009
1838. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' An Anabooboo! (For Helen) 9/10/2009
1839. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' From My Past I Smile(For Onelia) 8/22/2009
1840. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Hungry As A Caterpillar 1/31/2010
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 ...

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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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