Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

241. Miss Tantrum 9/20/2009
242. Behind The Glass(Being An Early Christmas Poem For Onelia) 11/8/2009
243. Ode To My Nightingale 11/15/2009
244. As White As Quiet(For Ruthie) 11/22/2009
245. 'Gus Na Duilleoga At Athrú Datha(And The Leaves Changing Colour) 11/26/2009
246. Gathering Darkness(Being An Early Christmas Poem For Scarlett) 12/9/2009
247. Christmas Tankas 12/9/2009
248. Christmas Haikus 12/14/2009
249. Cutlery & Autonery(For The Great Robbie Auton) 2/3/2010
250. Purrfect Moment(Haiku) 2/5/2010
251. By Any Other Name 2/9/2010
252. Waiting For Dawn 2/9/2010
253. Crush 2/9/2010
254. Plaster Of Paris 2/9/2010
255. Haiku Writer 2/11/2010
256. Toi Et Moi(Hakiu) 3/24/2010
257. Beauty Is Only Sin Deep - A Brace Of Tankas 4/4/2010
258. I See Where You’re Coming From! (Tanka) 4/4/2010
259. Guy Walks Into A Bar...Ouch! 4/4/2010
260. Haiku...Or Two 4/4/2010
261. Spring Chasing Butterflies Like A Kitten(Tanka For Scarlett)) 4/6/2010
262. Not One 4/15/2010
263. That Would Have Been Tomorrow 4/15/2010
264. La Figlia Che Piange 4/15/2010
265. Against The Wind...As The Shutter Closes(Haiku) 5/9/2010
266. The Lasts Lasts(Haiku) 1/3/2011
267. Without Dreams(Haiku) 1/3/2011
268. Night Of The Living Dead(Tanka) 1/3/2011
269. Calm Sutra(Tanka) 1/3/2011
270. Gotcha(Tanka) 1/3/2011
271. Cat Haiku 1/5/2011
272. One Day At A Time 1/5/2011
273. Cat Haiku(2) 1/5/2011
274. Carrier 1/5/2011
275. Twak! 1/5/2011
276. Total Ellipses Of The Heart(Tanka) 1/5/2011
277. Under Italian Stars 1/5/2011
278. A Tanka Or Two 1/5/2011
279. The One That....(Tanka) 1/6/2011
280. Red Rose Race(Tanka) 1/6/2011

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

    3 person liked.
    2 person did not like.
  • 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)

Overflowing

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

[Report Error]