Dónall Dempsey

Rookie - 42 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1. ' ' ' ' Daddy(for my Dad) 6/16/2007
2. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' BUTTERFLY GOES TO SCHOOL(haiku sequence) 10/3/2009
3. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' HUH! POEMS! (for Onelia) 8/30/2009
4. ' ' ' ' DOWN SOME IMAGINARY ROAD(for Lynn) 6/14/2007
5. ' ' ' ' ' ' WHAT ARE WORDS WORTH? 6/20/2009
6. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'LITTLE MONA LISA SMILES(for Ruthie) 1/24/2010
7. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' FOR SALE: A LIFE - ONLY ONE...CAREFUL OWNER. 6/1/2010
8. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'BEING TILLY (for Scarlett) 6/1/2010
9. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' TO SLEEP OR NOT TO SLEEP 1/29/2010
10. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' HERE I BE! (for Helen & Imogen)) 8/20/2009
11. ' ' ' ' SWALLOW...SWALLOW...LITTLE SWALLOW! (Tanka) 7/11/2009
12. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ME MAM’S MIND(in memory of my mother Ita) 4/5/2010
13. ' ' ' ' CLOSE SHAVE - SEQUENCE(for Miss S) 6/11/2008
14. ' ' ' ' THE GENTLEMAN OF SHALLOT 1/16/2008
15. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' MY MOTHER'S HANDS(In memory of my mother Ita Dempsey) 4/4/2010
16. ' ' ' ' ' '' ' ' ' THE INSTRUMENTS OF MATHS(for Scarlet) 9/10/2009
17. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' GIRL TALK(for Scarlett) 6/1/2010
18. ' ' ' ' Centaur(for Brian) 8/1/2007
19. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' DURING WIND & RAIN(in memory of my mother Ita) 2/7/2010
20. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' AT HOME WITH THE HAMLETS(for me auld pal Al) 4/25/2010

The Way The Story Goes

Always enchantments
falling from your lips.

Orpheus...Eurydice
made real

made from the nearness
of your breath...a kiss.

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