Author of the article

Clyde Kessler lives in Radford, Virginia, with his wife Kendall and their son Alan. They have an art studio called Towhee Hill in their home. He is a founding member of Blue Ridge Discovery Center, an environmental education organization with programs in Virginia and North Carolina. He is also a regional editor for Virginia Birds, a publication of the Virginia Society of Ornithology. He has published poems in many magazines, most recently in Still: The Journal, Town Creek Review, Apeiron Review, Decades Review, and San Pedro River Review.