Let’s Hear it For the Turkey Vulture

So deeply maligned, so often misunderstood.

Photo by Steve Harvey on Unsplash

But think about it — what would happen if there were no scavengers
to clean out the carcasses of those dead seals on McClure’s beach —
dead seals that the tourists who’ve come all the way
from Amsterdam or Hong Kong
or Kansas City would have to look at and smell?

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HAMing it up with Marilyn

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Marilyn Flower

Marilyn Flower

Writer, sacred fool, improviser, avid reader, novel forthcoming, soul collage facilitator, prayer warrior and did I say writer? https://linktr.ee/marilynflower

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