Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,486 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

That’s All Folks! - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

Falling for you
was such a joke.
In cartoon land I would have been
Wily Coyote

running out of ground & only realising
(halfway in mid-air)
that there was a thousand feet of canyon
...callin’!

Only time for a side-long glance
(recognition of my plight dawnin’)
& then that brief wave goodbye
...fallin’!
Gravity sure hurts
when it turns into ground.

Don’t ever let anyone tell you
that Love don’t hurt
when your head’s
just a puff of dust
at the bottom of a cartoon canyon.


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  • (11/2/2007 3:28:00 PM)


    Meep, Meep...Zoooooooooooooooooooooommmmmmmmmmmmmm! Not THAT'S ALL FOLKS...that is a different cartoon altogether! ! The Ajax Tool Company is still in Business...and whatever company it was that made all his explosives is too....And you know falling couldn't have hurt all that much, cause he ALWAYS came back for more....love! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 2, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011


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