Name�s Dempsey, John
I�ve been writing since four,
horribly fast and dirty things
that made me smile.
(My first poem was about
bugs. Special bugs!
They would crawl into my mouth and
ears at night. They would fill my head
with wild ideas, (ideas like,
model airplanes on fire or
throwing eggs off my fire escape at
all the crazy people down there)
my teacher called me disgusting,
sent me to the office, I
That was over 20 years ago � I still laugh
a one-man outfit,
based in NY,
to work the Word.
just kinda bounce
along latitudes, looking
for a little empty space �
is this it?
Wellllll � enough of Me
hope You enjoy
hope it makes You think
act � but right now
� intro the action � hit the lights � scene 1
and (wait a minute, let me get my drink) ACTION!
If you enjoy reading my work, my first published collection,
Steps to the Madhouse is available in e-book.
My first paperback book,
Bailing Water came out in December 2003 and is available from
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