Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

201. House Of Books (For Lyn) 12/18/2008
202. 'Right In The Pavarottis(For Lyn) 12/23/2008
203. 'That Kind Of Couple! 12/24/2008
204. The Colour Of Love(For Jan) 12/24/2008
205. Oh...The Oo La La Of It All 12/25/2008
206. Ain'T That A Kick In The Head! 12/26/2008
207. Mugged By A Mob Of Consonants & Vowels(New Year Poem For Me Old Mucker Al) 12/28/2008
208. 'Kiss Me Kate! (For Helen) 1/1/2009
209. The Silhouette Express 1/4/2009
210. P 1 Of O 1/20/2009
211. The Popular Poplar 1/22/2009
212. Fossil Record Of A Lap Top Lover 1/23/2009
213. The Secret Language Of Kiss(A Pre-Valentine Poem For Jan...Man!) 2/7/2009
214. Greann Mo Chroí 2/8/2009
215. Pursuit Of Happiness(A Pre-Valentine Poem For Jan...Man!) 2/12/2009
216. Making A Circle Out Of A Man & Woman 3/3/2009
217. S\h\a\p\e\ /S/H/I/F/T/E/R/ 3/9/2009
218. Wot...The Dickens! 3/11/2009
219. Tree Singer(A Tanka) 3/31/2009
220. Ooooh...Baby! 3/24/2009
221. Here...Not...Here(Haiku) 3/25/2009
222. Always Keep An Ace In The Hole! 4/5/2009
223. No Borders 4/5/2009
224. Eating In Bed 4/5/2009
225. Talking In Bed 4/14/2009
226. From Bemoans To Moans 4/14/2009
227. Oh The Things We Do! 5/4/2009
228. Oh Please! 5/4/2009
229. In Our Own Iinimitable Way 5/4/2009
230. In Our Own.... Iinimitable Way 5/4/2009
231. Leaving It All Behind(For Fran) 5/16/2009
232. That Place Called Day(For Fran) 5/16/2009
233. Believer 6/18/2009
234. Moon Tankas 6/26/2009
235. Not Another Bloody Tanka! 7/17/2009
236. Loving Arms(Tanka) 7/28/2009
237. Animal Crackers(Tankas) 8/23/2009
238. Girl's Talk 9/12/2009
239. Malice In Aliceland 9/20/2009
240. Miss Tantrum 9/20/2009
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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