Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1921. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Openings(For Onelia) 3/31/2010
1922. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Bonkers About Conkers(For Ruthie) 11/22/2009
1923. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Sognare Ad Occhi A Perti(Dream With The Eyes Open) 3/29/2010
1924. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Seeing The Sea(For Scarlett) 1/24/2010
1925. ' ' ' ' ' What...Happened Next? (For Byran) 4/26/2009
1926. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' A Clock Ticks(For Scarlet) 8/17/2009
1927. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' What’s Your Sign? (Haiku) 9/22/2009
1928. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Sufferer Of The Stone(For Scareltt) 1/31/2010
1929. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Scene Seen Through See-Through Paper 1/8/2010
1930. Setting Fire To The Flames...That Burn My Heart 2/17/2008
1931. ' ' ' ' Being Browned Off! (For Lyn) 4/5/2009
1932. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Ding! Dong! Merrily On High! (For Jan...Man!) 4/5/2010
1933. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Making The Universe(For Scarlett) 4/25/2010
1934. ' ' ' ' ' Hailstones And Bumblebees(Tankas For Imogen) 7/27/2009
1935. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' On His Tod 4/4/2010
1936. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Music Heard Faintly On The Edge Of Sound 1/27/2010
1937. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'schiller Is A Rotten Apple 1/31/2010
1938. ' ' ' ' Reading Edmond Jabes 5/21/2009
1939. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Let Nothing You Dismay 3/27/2010
1940. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Hairy Teeth...? ...Not Me! (New Year Poem For Ruthie) 12/29/2009
1941. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Walking Through History 10/31/2009
1942. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Leaving Now The Past 4/15/2010
1943. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Here 3/29/2010
1944. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Theatre Of The Self(For My Old Pal Al) 1/29/2010
1945. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' In The Here Of Now 9/21/2009
1946. ' ' ' ' Stolen Laughter(For Junie) 8/21/2009
1947. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'The Next Step 1/27/2010
1948. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Tova, Koeto Ne Vizhdate(The Things You Don’t See) - For Onelia 3/13/2010
1949. ' ' ' ' ' The Smell Of Sausages(For Helen) 6/18/2009
1950. ' ' ' ' ' The Most Human Thing There Is 7/19/2009
1951. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' '' ' The Making Of Me(For Scarlett) 3/13/2010
1952. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Darkness Visible 1/25/2010
1953. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Invasion(For Jan...Man!) 4/5/2010
1954. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Straighten Up 'N' Fly Right! (Tanka) 1/10/2010
1955. ' ' ' ' ' Recital 9/22/2008
1956. ' ' ' ' 'Dreams 5/14/2009
1957. ' ' ' ' ' ' True Colours(For Lyn) 4/7/2009
1958. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' A Word Too Far? (For Scarlett) 4/6/2010
1959. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' The Smell Of The Light(For Lyn) 9/25/2008
1960. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Happiness Without A Shadow? (Tanka) 3/24/2010

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)

Whether..?

WHETHER..?

Oh little brother
you and I

standing...staring at a sky
and your childish question

"You know

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