For A River of Stones
Local Television News Clip
Watcher counted nineteen of them,
perched in a tree, overhanging ice
and water at mouth of river. Several
soaring, huge wings spread, while others
fished for Chad in icy waters.
Bald Eagles, once endangered species,
symbol of Spirit and Freedom,
bring fresh hope on whisperof wings,
right here at home.
Elizabeth Crawford 1/6/11