Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

201. The Buddhas Of Bamiyan. 1/26/2008
202. The Heir Apparent 1/26/2008
203. Writing The Book I Never Wrote(For Linda) 1/27/2008
204. I Love My Job! 1/27/2008
205. Sleeping On The Floor 1/27/2008
206. Ah..Sweet Mystery Of Life! 1/29/2008
207. So I Did Sit And Eat 1/29/2008
208. NĬ ShĀ Ng Haì Le WǑ (You Hurt Me) 1/31/2008
209. Your Love Entering My Bloodstream Like A Slow Poision 1/31/2008
210. Table No.2 1/22/2008
211. Tea At Three 1/22/2008
212. Here We Are! 1/22/2008
213. Big Strad Mac(For My Old Pal Al) 1/22/2008
214. Death Of A Poem(For My Old Pal Al) 1/22/2008
215. Just Desserts 1/22/2008
216. Sibelius’s Synaesthesia (For My Old Pal Al) 1/22/2008
217. The Word's Journey 1/24/2008
218. Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing. 1/24/2008
219. Searching Still 1/24/2008
220. Lost...In Translation 1/24/2008
221. On Other Things 1/24/2008
222. Before Bedtime 1/22/2008
223. Becoming Pregnant 1/22/2008
224. Picture Postcard 2/5/2008
225. Death Of A Perfect Universe(For Lyn) 2/5/2008
226. And Now For Your Delictation And Delight...! 2/5/2008
227. All Things Wept. 2/5/2008
228. Guarda Che Luna (Look At The Moon) 2/5/2008
229. Hostile Audience 2/5/2008
230. My Friend 2/5/2008
231. Fit To Be Tied! 2/6/2008
232. The Beauty Of Plum Blossom 2/6/2008
233. Learning To Fly(For Dearest Darling Angie) 2/6/2008
234. To Carthage Then You Came(For Lyn) 2/8/2008
235. Wava(Baby) 2/8/2008
236. In The Dark 2/8/2008
237. Not Funny! (For Lyn) 2/8/2008
238. Never Ever Frighten The Meal & Other Various Facts(For Lyn) 2/10/2008
239. Forgive This Innocent Page(For Miss S) 2/14/2008
240. Reaching For Words 2/15/2008

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

The Very Naked Name Of Love

Love, has robbed you
of your clothes

except for high high heels
pearls & long elegant gloves.

Love pauses us at this
ridiculous stage

holds us in this
dressed/undressed pose

me almost naked
except for my wristwatch

ticking as madly as a heart

as we fall & laugh

& your pearls become
unstrung & one by one

dance across the linoleum

like an untalented tap dance act
that doesn’t stand a chance at an audition

and you smile & kiss me & whisper:

“Perdition...alas I am
undone, sir! ”

The ...

Read the full of The Very Naked Name Of Love


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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