Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

2041. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Only The Shadow Knows(For Scarlett) 1/13/2010
2042. ' ' ' ' ' Tarab(Poem For Onelia On The Celebration Of The Day Of Her Birth) 5/8/2009
2043. ' ' ' ' 'Becoming Mrs. Shakespeare 4/8/2009
2044. ' ' ' ' Making A Circle Out Of A Man & Woman 3/3/2009
2045. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Capital Letters(For Scarlett) 5/1/2010
2046. ' ' ' ' Let Me Tell You 'Bout The Birds & Bees! 5/8/2009
2047. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' His Voice In Words 6/1/2010
2048. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' A Wonder Told Shyly(For Res) 4/8/2010
2049. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Beware Bigamists Beware! 1/29/2010
2050. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Mine 6/1/2010
2051. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Tender Is The Night(Early Onelia Christmas Poem) 11/29/2009
2052. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Cliché Attack(For Jan Man!) 4/5/2010
2053. ' ' ' ' ' Eyes Do More Than See(For The Onelia Begetter Of This Ensuing Poem) 4/16/2008
2054. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Good For The Soul 6/1/2010
2055. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Homepage(For Onelia) 3/13/2010
2056. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' One More For The Road(For Onelia) 1/14/2010
2057. ' ' ' ' Made Only In Dreams(For Lyn) 4/14/2009
2058. ' ' ' ' Feel Free 3/18/2009
2059. ' ' ' ' My Beloved Is Mine And I Am His 7/19/2009
2060. ' ' ' ' As Above So Below(For Lyn) 5/4/2009
2061. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Big Blue Hole 3/29/2010
2062. ' ' ' ' Famous Poems(A Thank You Poem For Onelia) 7/11/2009
2063. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Becoming The Man My Father Always Was(For Brian D) 10/19/2007
2064. ' ' ' ' Ah Where Are The Newspapers Of Yesterday? 7/3/2009
2065. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Death By Similie & Metaphor 4/4/2010
2066. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' I Feel Pretty...Oh So...Pretty! (For Scarlett) 6/1/2010
2067. ' ' ' ' Crúiscín...Cístín Baise(Little Jug...Little Palm Cake*) For My Auntie Mary 2/19/2009
2068. ' ' ' ' ' A Sea Of Stars 6/7/2009
2069. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Blameless 6/1/2010
2070. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' All The Stars Brilliant Brihtness(Tankas) 8/25/2009
2071. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Nothing To Say 4/4/2010
2072. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' From My Past I Smile(For Onelia) 8/22/2009
2073. ' ' ' ' ' Is It Yourself That's In It? (For Good Auld Bud) 3/8/2009
2074. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'smile 1/10/2010
2075. ' ' ' ' As Simple As Abc 4/16/2009
2076. ' ' ' ' Here: But Not All There 3/5/2009
2077. ' ' ' ' ' Blue Dress(For Junie) 7/26/2007
2078. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Low Finisterre 1007 Losing Its Identity By The Same Time 6/1/2010
2079. ' ' ' ' For A Walk(For Lyn) 4/24/2009
2080. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Never So Alone As Here(In Memory Of My Mother) 3/25/2010

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)

How Could The Stars…

How could the stars
have forgotten you?

You who held them in
the surprise of your eyes

floated them through
your wind blown hair

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