Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

2081. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Huh! Poems! (For Onelia) 8/30/2009
2082. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Blameless 6/1/2010
2083. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Nothing To Say 4/4/2010
2084. ' ' ' ' ' Is It Yourself That's In It? (For Good Auld Bud) 3/8/2009
2085. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'smile 1/10/2010
2086. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Little Mona Lisa Smiles(For Ruthie) 1/24/2010
2087. ' ' ' ' Here: But Not All There 3/5/2009
2088. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Low Finisterre 1007 Losing Its Identity By The Same Time 6/1/2010
2089. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Me Mam’s Mind(In Memory Of My Mother Ita) 4/5/2010
2090. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Never So Alone As Here(In Memory Of My Mother) 3/25/2010
2091. ' ' ' ' Swallow...Swallow...Little Swallow! (Tanka) 7/11/2009
2092. ' ' ' ' End Of Story(For Byran) 5/3/2009
2093. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' To Sleep Or Not To Sleep 1/29/2010
2094. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Being Tilly (For Scarlett) 6/1/2010
2095. ' ' ' ' ' ' What Are Words Worth? 6/20/2009
2096. ' ' ' ' Down Some Imaginary Road(For Lynn) 6/14/2007
2097. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Girl Talk(For Scarlett) 6/1/2010
2098. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' My Mother's Hands(In Memory Of My Mother Ita Dempsey) 4/4/2010
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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