Dónall Dempsey

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

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 ...

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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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