Dónall Dempsey

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

Made Of Water - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

Suspended above
Time

on a little rickety bridge

that almost
touches the water

we watch
time & time again

as water
caught & curved

by rocks
& boulders

forms a woman
& then un-forms
her

here
breasts appear
and then float away

there
the curve of a hip

and faster now

there
her
Sex
urgent & demanding

shaping
& un-shaping
itself.

“Reminds me of me! ”
You say.


“Yeah...”
I say
“...all the way! ”

We return to the hotel
where we recreate
Mother Nature.

Me all hard rock
& boulder

you a woman
made of water.


Comments about Made Of Water by Dónall Dempsey

  • (1/29/2008 11:21:00 AM)

    Dear Boulder...as always, you go right to the heart of connecting nature to love, love to nature, without a single misstep or stub of toe! Water (Report)Reply

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  • (1/27/2008 6:48:00 AM)

    Such glorious glowing imagery...the things you see in the things you see! Love..it!

    love Debbie Debs
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  • (1/27/2008 5:35:00 AM)

    You are capable of such beauty and a unique way of seeing the ordinary. Your love poems just shine in such a special way that they simply delight and amaze me.

    love GinaXXX
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 26, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, May 26, 2008


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