Dónall Dempsey

Rookie - 43 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1. ' ' ' ' Daddy(for my Dad) 6/16/2007
2. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' HUH! POEMS! (for Onelia) 8/30/2009
3. ' ' ' ' ' ' WHAT ARE WORDS WORTH? 6/20/2009
4. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' BUTTERFLY GOES TO SCHOOL(haiku sequence) 10/3/2009
5. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'LITTLE MONA LISA SMILES(for Ruthie) 1/24/2010
6. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' HERE I BE! (for Helen & Imogen)) 8/20/2009
7. ' ' ' ' DOWN SOME IMAGINARY ROAD(for Lynn) 6/14/2007
8. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' TO SLEEP OR NOT TO SLEEP 1/29/2010
9. ' ' ' ' THE GENTLEMAN OF SHALLOT 1/16/2008
10. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' FOR SALE: A LIFE - ONLY ONE...CAREFUL OWNER. 6/1/2010
11. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' MY MOTHER'S HANDS(In memory of my mother Ita Dempsey) 4/4/2010
12. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'BEING TILLY (for Scarlett) 6/1/2010
13. ' ' ' ' NEED TO KNOW 4/1/2009
14. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' TENDER IS THE NIGHT(early Onelia Christmas poem) 11/29/2009
15. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' DEATH BY SIMILIE & METAPHOR 4/4/2010
16. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ALL THE STARS BRILLIANT BRIHTNESS(TANKAS) 8/25/2009
17. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' GIRL TALK(for Scarlett) 6/1/2010
18. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ME MAM’S MIND(in memory of my mother Ita) 4/5/2010
19. ' ' ' ' END OF STORY(for Byran) 5/3/2009
20. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' DURING WIND & RAIN(in memory of my mother Ita) 2/7/2010

Overflowing

The tin bath
that splashed with laughter

before many a Friday fire
as the stove roared

& brothers & sisters
became miraculously cleaned
of dirt...woes or worries

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