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Sean Urquhart
Sean Urquhart
A versatile writer, who has covered everything from whisky copy to poetry and critical review.


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Dec. 14, 2014 8:55 pm
Meeting on more than a whim, Trusting instincts and taking that risk, That wondrous inductive leap Swindon recast As some Platonic haven That first kiss, Forever emblazoned on my memory. The better for being unexpected, From the very edges.  Read More
Dec. 14, 2014 8:46 pm
Boxing club when I was young, Broken nose pre-ten. The constant undercurrent of violence: In language, in stance, in actual threat. Skinheads when I fifteen, Attacking what they perceived as difference, Concussion: attempted murder. Leaving the locus of the memory, I always have the radar for hassle Ever-vigilant, And still harbouring the same fears. My body betrays me now, Attacking...  Read More
Dec. 13, 2014 12:16 am
It cannot be measured in pounds, dollars or euros, Nor is it win, lose or draw. It is the smile when you are ill, Soothing words when anxiety chokes, Simple yet profound kindnesses, Not to judge, But to support. I am fortunate to have someone of worth in my life I never expected nor engineered it, How could I? And everyday is a day of worth. Yes, it is not measured in huge gestures, ...  Read More
Dec. 13, 2014 12:09 am
It is hard to keep walking in a dead man's shoes, That man that kept me motivated when all had deserted, A man that life had battered and bruised, A landscape we both inhabited until his untimely end. I no longer have Nick, here. His words and my often faulty memory, Are etched on my hard wiring I still hear his questioning, His interrogation of my very being, And laughter, And poetry ...  Read More
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