Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

281. Le Maggior Parte Del Tempo(Most Of The Time) 1/6/2011
282. Who's A Clever Girl Then? (Tanka) 1/26/2011
283. I Think Therefore I Am...I Think(Haiku) 1/26/2011
284. Clerihew 1/26/2011
285. Oh My Giddy Ant! (Haiku) 1/3/2011
286. Great Inventions Of The 21st Century 5/3/2007
287. Cry My Tears 5/3/2007
288. Please Leave Your Message After The Beep 5/3/2007
289. Fine Cup Of Coffee & Hot Too! 5/3/2007
290. Keyboard Skills 5/3/2007
291. Casanova Making Love To Charlie Chaplin 5/6/2007
292. Always-Tanka Sequence 5/8/2007
293. Her Good Old Bad Old Days-Tanka Sequence 5/8/2007
294. Crash 5/17/2007
295. Stormy Weather 5/17/2007
296. The Somewhere Of Nowhere 5/17/2007
297. Good Morning! - A Haiku 5/17/2007
298. Spring Clean 5/7/2007
299. Tell Me The Story...Tell Me The Story! (For Junie) 5/7/2007
300. Backstage: An Actor Prepares 5/18/2007
301. Being Big Brother 5/18/2007
302. Framed - A Haiku 5/18/2007
303. I’m Not That Old! 5/18/2007
304. Ah, I See..! ' I Said 5/18/2007
305. Crying Shame 5/18/2007
306. One Too Many - A Haiku 5/18/2007
307. Doubletake - A Haiku 5/18/2007
308. This Simple Kiss 5/25/2007
309. Such Sweet Sorrow 5/30/2007
310. Mr & Mrs 3/7/2011
311. Drowned In Dreams 6/8/2007
312. My Wife Is My Mistress 6/11/2007
313. Reading Sapho 6/12/2007
314. Maiden Aunt (For Nellie) 6/12/2007
315. Just Another Night With My Psychic Girlfriend 6/13/2007
316. And In That Instant Of An Instant 6/13/2007
317. Love Isn'T! 6/14/2007
318. The Poet Is Saddened At Writing A New Poem 6/14/2007
319. Being Mummy 6/14/2007
320. If You Knew 6/14/2007

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)

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

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