Dónall Dempsey

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

Feeling Like Jimmy Stweart - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

Bus pulls in at
late night bus stop

I gaze at the face
gazing back at my face

from the darkness

my reflection appears to be
crying

but it's only rain!

|I haven't got a clue
where I am

the bus trembles
as it waits

for passengers to mount

idily I
glance about

thinking of...nothing

look up to see

her

framed
in a window

pretty as a picture

whip off her blouse & bra

with complete & utter abandon

and with unmistaken lust & laughter

visible even from here

throw herself upon
with wild & flashing hair

an unseen lover

I gaze in wonder

leaving me feeling
a litttle like

Jimmy Stweart
in Hitchcock's REAR WINDOW!


Comments about Feeling Like Jimmy Stweart by Dónall Dempsey

  • (12/30/2007 8:31:00 AM)


    What lovely and surprising glimpses you give into that world of yours where anything is likely to turn up. This caught me by surprise and made me laugh!

    love Dee Dee
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  • (11/10/2007 9:55:00 AM)


    To glimpse a life...through whatever window...and to remember that moment forever, to have it branded into our minds...is just amazing. Shows what the human mind is capable of remembering...and making a story about. (Report) Reply

  • (11/9/2007 12:18:00 PM)


    Liked this very much, before it got to the bra bit it reminded me of one of my own poems written about a similar event in my own life, love thorugh a bus window, mind I was only 10 at the time but the memory of that 2 minute moment lives with me still, (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 9, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011


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