Dónall Dempsey

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

Just Is! (For Gina) - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

Because you are
the way you are

I love you

just the way
you is.



Poetry is shadow
dancing with light.

Poetry is paper
longing to become voice.

Poetry is musical notation
turning into sound.

Poetry is a world
that is flat
becoming round.

Poetry is the longed for kiss
that’s going to happen
but hasn’t happened

just as yet.

Poetry is the kiss
you’d miss

if it wasn’t


Poetry is falling in love
with sound and language

(you can’t have one without the other)

and being happily married
to its sixth sense



...just is.

Comments about Just Is! (For Gina) by Dónall Dempsey

  • (3/8/2008 2:01:00 PM)

    I guess that's...just the way it is!

    love GinaXXX

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  • (2/25/2008 4:13:00 PM)

    And a friend well worth loving, she is! For REAL! Hi, Gina! Scarlett (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 16, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 3, 2008

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