Dónall Dempsey

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

Shhhhhhhhhhh! (For Laura) - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

Like a tree
hiding in a forest

like a leaf
hiding on a tree

like a river
hiding in an ocean

like a wave
hiding in a sea

I see you see
through me

and my carefully
camoflagued love.


Comments about Shhhhhhhhhhh! (For Laura) by Dónall Dempsey

  • (4/7/2008 7:09:00 AM)


    So exquisite poem; enjoyed reading from the beginning to the very end. Bravo (Report) Reply

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  • (3/31/2008 4:18:00 PM)


    You are such a damnably clever writer Donall Dempsey! Every one's a pearl. (Report) Reply

  • (3/31/2008 12:49:00 PM)


    Ah this is so sweetly and beautifuly done and such fun all at the same time. It does it indeed bequile but is totally without guile. A delight...a beautiful delight...like the answers to some old Norse riddlesa! A thing of beauty and...

    love GinaXXX
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  • (3/31/2008 12:30:00 PM)


    Shhhhhhhhh...don't tell anyone but this is just so simple and powerful. A real little beauty The run ups to the final line are great and made me laugh...it's just so plain and simple and yet...it hits ya. A lovely lovely love poem that delights and bequiles. I was charmed.

    love Dee Dee
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  • (3/31/2008 12:01:00 PM)


    Wonderfully simple and profound. An adorable poem. Love it.

    F
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  • (3/31/2008 11:41:00 AM)


    Oh, the power to be a leaf hiding in a tree...you clever one...how your mind intrigues me...leading me ever onward.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 31, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 29, 2008


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