Dónall Dempsey

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

Building The Ghost - Poem by Dónall Dempsey


First, collect
all his moments

pooling them
into this


make a bonfire
of all his dreams

that long to be
more than just wishes

then set them

with the squeezing of
the trigger

so that
this second

will be his last.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2012

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