Dónall Dempsey

Rookie - 98 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1. Overflowing 5/4/2007
2. For You 5/8/2007
3. Rhapsody In Purple 5/15/2007
4. Cat! ! Astroph! ! ! E 5/15/2007
5. That One Night - A Tanka 5/17/2007
6. The Snakes & Ladders Of Our Love 5/17/2007
7. Dirty Laundry 5/17/2007
8. Darling Daughter 5/12/2007
9. Come Away O Human Child! 5/18/2007
10. Come Dancing 5/18/2007
11. Rather Curious Infatuation 5/18/2007
12. All These Years The Well Looks At The Moon 5/18/2007
13. Another Day 5/18/2007
14. Don'T Know Much ‘bout Science Books! 5/18/2007
15. Driving All Night 5/18/2007
16. Heart Beating In Time 5/18/2007
17. Drowned In The Moon's Watery Kiss 5/18/2007
18. Bit Of Beckett Reduced To Haiku(For My Old Pal Al) 5/20/2007
19. Cool It - Buster! 5/23/2007
20. Five Year Old Reasoning For Being Vegitarian 5/26/2007
21. Love Is At Hand 6/7/2007
22. L'Amour Toujour L'Amour 6/7/2007
23. Useless Beauty 6/8/2007
24. Counting Calories 6/8/2007
25. Bedroom Karoake 6/8/2007
26. Curing The Dream 6/8/2007
27. Remember... Remember! 6/11/2007
28. Welcome Home 6/14/2007
29. New Day Nativity Scene(For Lynn) 6/14/2007
30. The Moon Still Asks About You 6/14/2007
31. How Your Favourite Earrings Fell Out Of Favour 6/8/2007
32. No Room For Tomorrows 6/16/2007
33. Between The Space 6/16/2007
34. Shhhhh! The Sunlight Is Asleep! 6/22/2007
35. Life Changes 6/22/2007
36. Somewhere Else 6/22/2007
37. Fat & Fifty 6/22/2007
38. Docking 6/22/2007
39. Festine Lente Festine Lente(For Bud The Brian) 6/22/2007
40. Always My Heart 6/23/2007
Best Poem of Dónall Dempsey

' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad)

Always
your love

everywhere
around me

tangible & intangible

as when
sound
becomes music.

As a child
they asked me

what I wanted
to be

when I grew up

and I ran through
all the obvious choices

a cowboy man
a doctor man
a spy man
a hero man
an astronaut man

but there was
always only

one choice.

I wanted to be
you.

So I blurted out
my child's answer:


'A Daddy! '

The adults laughed
not knowing how serious
I was.

I wanted to be
the ...

Read the full of ' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad)

How Could The Stars…

How could the stars
have forgotten you?

You who held them in
the surprise of your eyes

floated them through
your wind blown hair

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