Dónall Dempsey

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

' ' ' ' ' Follow My Heart - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

'Yes! ' I thought
' I will remember...'

how to get
back to
this place

your laughing face

a bird
writing on the sky

with the caligrpahy
of its flight

this passing cloud
shaped like a heart now

breaking up into
Rodin's THE KISS

the laughter of kids
entangled in trees

a slight breeze
saucily lifting the hem

of your skirt
as if examining

the workmanship
of it.

Suddenly the wind's
a tailor?

The sea's voice
whispering far off

'Come & see... come & see! '

like a shy hawker
at a carnival.

One little brown knee
placed delicately
over another little brown knee

your skirt
like surf

crashing over it.

Yes I will
always remember

how to get
back here

follow these

my heart.

Comments about ' ' ' ' ' Follow My Heart by Dónall Dempsey

  • (5/10/2009 2:20:00 AM)

    wow! ! ! !
    follow your heart
    a writing on the sky
    awesome! ! !
    -10 anjali

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 8, 2009

Poem Edited: Sunday, October 25, 2009

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