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“March”: a poem by @jackaurquhart

(Some free verse … for my son, Dillon) March You were tardy aborning, a day late and mad — —as a March hare; it took a suction cap to coax you into the world. Pushed to fight or flight, a … Continue reading

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A Birthday Wish For Dillon, by @jackaurquhart

©2014 by Jack Andrew Urquhart 682 words Dear Dillon, Dear Son, It’s March again—what would have been your thirty-fifth birthday arriving hard and heavy on the heels of Ash Wednesday this year. I say hard and heavy because it feels … Continue reading

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As real as ever, by @jackaurquhart

In Memoriam, Dillon Tyler Urquhart, 3.08.1979 – 8.02.2013 ©2013 by Jack A. Urquhart  370 words Dear Dillon, Dear Son, You are much on my mind today. It has been 72 days now.  You’d think that would be long enough, wouldn’t … 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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Word Wishes for Dillon, Wherever He May Be … by @jackaurquhart

©2013                                       390 words “Oh, earth, you’re too wonderful for anybody to realize you.  Do any human beings ever realize life while … Continue reading

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