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Dillon by Proxy (in the Coffee Shop) prose poem by @EvryManJac

For my son, Dillon (March 8, 1979–August 2, 2013) ©2020 by Jack A. Urquhart  Yesterday in a coffee shop, in an incidence of unabashed affection, I saw a man lean to plant a kiss atop his preteen son’s head. The … Continue reading

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A Rocky Mountain Lullaby (For Dillon), by @jackaurquhart

©2013 by Jack A. Urquhart     (1115 words) September 17, 2013 Dear Dillon, Dear Son, I have been thinking about your early years, trying to remember some of the salient moments of your childhood, events that seem conspicuous in terms of … Continue reading

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One Month, by @jackaurquhart

©2013 by Jack A. Urquhart, 680 words September 2, 2013 Dear Dillon, Dear Son, It is one month today since you left us, since you died in a Seattle hospital with your mother and I standing at your bedside.  Oh … Continue reading

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