...Nature Contest
Inspired by
Alice Rich Northrop Memorial Camp
an extraordinary camp for studying nature.

Contest closed 12/15/98.
Best poem about "Balance in Nature".

Harvey J. Gardner, Huntington, NY

The Great White Heron

The Great White Heron
Standing in perfect balance
On one leg
Searches in vain for minnows
In water whose pH balance
Was altered by the sod farmer
Who never learned to stand gracefully
On one leg.