Dónall Dempsey

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

' ' ' ' ' ' Tower Of Babels (For Lyn) - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

Takes all her building blocks
(she's got a lot)

stacks 'em un-
-til the tower totters

(higher than herself now
she on tippytoe on a chair now)

'Don't falls! '
'Don't falls! '
she cajoles 'em

as they...stutter
stammer

not able to
prounounce

an upright position
&

...fall

(deliciously in slow)
motion then speeding up into

...crash!

'Oh! They fells! '
'They fells! '
she hollers.

Mummy Dearest
smiles & tells

Daddy Darling
he had better tell

his little girl

how to get
a better grip

on plurals.


Comments about ' ' ' ' ' ' Tower Of Babels (For Lyn) by Dónall Dempsey

  • (5/9/2009 2:49:00 PM)

    Or a bottle of rubber cement to glue her world back together? For we know, Daddy Darling can repair most everything, except, of course, for a broken heart? Wonderful work! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 4, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 3, 2009


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