Dónall Dempsey

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

Murderer - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

Each day
I awake

& kill
your death

strangle it
before it can

kill me.

I act
in self defence.

I murder it.

Each day
you haunt my living

& I fool myself

believe my lie

So I can go on
loving...you.


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 2, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 28, 2008


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