Standing At The Highest Point

Secluded in residency in the mountains of Amherst, Virginia, it was the vultures that continued to appear…

I was secluded in residency in the mountains of Amherst, Virginia, at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. In the couple of weeks before I left home, I’d written two new poems about vultures, with ideas in my head for two more. I’d been writing poetry based in the anatomy of birds for some time, gradually…