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Afterwords: Reflections on losing a child to mental illness and drugs

©2016 by Jack A. Urquhart   1600 words I do not know if I should be attempting this again—don’t know if it’s wise or useful to attempt honesty, especially in prose, on a matter so profoundly life-altering as the death of … 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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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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Flash Fiction: “Throw-away People”

By Jack Andrew Urquhart, ©2012 (approximately 988 words) (This story first published at Bibliographic Blather, September 7, 2012) He blames it partly on Daddy, but mostly on the NSA. Broken families make broken minds—fertile territory for the experiments these government … Continue reading

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