Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,432 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1881. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Crazy Canary Yellow(In Memory Of My Mother) 3/25/2010
1882. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Plastic World 3/29/2010
1883. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' You Just Put Your Lips Together & Blow(For Scarlett) 2/1/2010
1884. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Off The Wall(For Onelia) 8/29/2009
1885. ' ' ' ' And The Sun Always Shines Magenta(For Lyn) 5/21/2009
1886. ' ' ' ' ' Another Country(For My Old Pal Al) 5/31/2009
1887. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' They Went Everywhere Together 10/18/2009
1888. ' ' ' ' ' Wearing Your Words Tankas 7/3/2009
1889. ' ' ' ' ' ' Shachor Shachar(Black Dawn) - Tankas 8/23/2009
1890. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' I'Ll Say Forever My Love(For Barry) 2/7/2010
1891. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Stealing Time From The Universe(In Memory Of My Mother Ita Dempsey) 4/15/2010
1892. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ''Favourite Photo(For Scarlett) 4/15/2010
1893. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Impression(Scarlett Tanka & Haiku)) 4/4/2010
1894. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Bloody Martyr 1/29/2010
1895. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' An Haiku History Of A Door(For One) 9/19/2009
1896. ' ' ' ' 'Loving On The Edge 5/6/2009
1897. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' All Seeing Eye (For Scarlet) 9/10/2009
1898. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Miss Modern 3/22/2010
1899. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Warning(Tanka) 3/13/2010
1900. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Now The World Has Come Between Us(For Scarlett) 3/27/2010
1901. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Hello And Welcome To Name That Animal! ' 9/5/2009
1902. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Hurry Up Now...It’s Time! 4/4/2010
1903. ' ' ' ' ' 'Earthquake Cleavage 5/28/2009
1904. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Alternative Hamlets(A Tanka Or Two For Me Auld Pal Al) 8/28/2009
1905. Marriage Ceremony 8/31/2008
1906. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Dreaming Of Being Real(For Scarlett) 4/9/2010
1907. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Heart Gallery 12/30/2009
1908. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Saving The Snow(For Helen) 9/4/2009
1909. ' ' ' ' Alzheimer's Zong(For My Old Pal Al) 6/8/2009
1910. Me Mathematically Speaking (For Miss S) 6/20/2007
1911. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Turn Of The Century(For Debbie Unable To Sleep) 4/4/2010
1912. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Weather Report 1/1/2010
1913. ' ' ' ' ' 'The Yellow Room - Inside The Yellow Room (For Byran) 5/10/2009
1914. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Poor Little Kitten(For Onelia) 4/5/2010
1915. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Can I Quote You On That! 3/27/2010
1916. Boxes (For Lyn) 9/18/2008
1917. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Openings(For Onelia) 3/31/2010
1918. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Bonkers About Conkers(For Ruthie) 11/22/2009
1919. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Sognare Ad Occhi A Perti(Dream With The Eyes Open) 3/29/2010
1920. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Seeing The Sea(For Scarlett) 1/24/2010

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)

Overflowing

The tin bath
that splashed with laughter

before many a Friday fire
as the stove roared

& brothers & sisters
became miraculously cleaned
of dirt...woes or worries

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