Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,546 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

' ' ' ' ' Eternity In A Grain Of Sand - New Year Poem For Lyn - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

She takes an old broken cracked conch shell
a dried up Corsican starfish

sand from her backyard sandpit(slightly damp)

dumps them all on her nice clean new sheets.

“I’m bringing the seaside to bed! ”
she announces

her creation
(like a little God) .

Hours later I peeped in

to find her
asleep by her seaside

Dreaming it...for real.

I tuck her & her seaside up
gently

against the coming cold

tiptoe away

trying not wake
either.


Comments about ' ' ' ' ' Eternity In A Grain Of Sand - New Year Poem For Lyn by Dónall Dempsey

  • Sakalabaktula SairajSakalabaktula Sairaj (1/4/2018 6:54:00 AM)

    Always write good poems like this (Report)Reply

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  • Scarlett Treat (12/29/2008 11:55:00 AM)

    As always, as you tiptoe in and out of beautiful Tilly's life...you make her and her loves and dreams and beauty and warmth and childhood come alive for me, and I love her and cherish her as though she were one of my very own. This is perfect love...that asks nothing in return...and you do it so well. Scarlett (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 28, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 28, 2009


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