Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

2081. ' ' ' ' ' Eternity In A Grain Of Sand - New Year Poem For Lyn 12/28/2008
2082. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' During Wind & Rain(In Memory Of My Mother Ita) 2/7/2010
2083. ' ' ' ' Centaur(For Brian) 8/1/2007
2084. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Girl Talk(For Scarlett) 6/1/2010
2085. ' ' ' ' ' '' ' ' ' The Instruments Of Maths(For Scarlet) 9/10/2009
2086. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' My Mother's Hands(In Memory Of My Mother Ita Dempsey) 4/4/2010
2087. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Me Mam’s Mind(In Memory Of My Mother Ita) 4/5/2010
2088. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Here I Be! (For Helen & Imogen)) 8/20/2009
2089. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Being Tilly (For Scarlett) 6/1/2010
2090. ' ' ' ' Down Some Imaginary Road(For Lynn) 6/14/2007
2091. ' ' ' ' The Gentleman Of Shallot 1/16/2008
2092. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' For Sale: A Life - Only One...Careful Owner. 6/1/2010
2093. ' ' ' ' Close Shave - Sequence(For Miss S) 6/11/2008
2094. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Little Mona Lisa Smiles(For Ruthie) 1/24/2010
2095. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' To Sleep Or Not To Sleep 1/29/2010
2096. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Butterfly Goes To School(Haiku Sequence) 10/3/2009
2097. ' ' ' ' ' ' What Are Words Worth? 6/20/2009
2098. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Huh! Poems! (For Onelia) 8/30/2009
2099. ' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad) 6/16/2007

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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