Give me a theme, and I’ll write the images that occur.
Bird of Heaven, fate of sailors; poets’ curse-cap: Albatross, great-winged.
Down and comfort, asleep on feathers, child, mother, love.
Blood spattered dove: The mating battles tearing the bird of peace.
The massacre: Fox-hunted, falcon-prey; feathers melding gore into the grass.
Mask of white feathers, masquerade. Swirl of light and scandal.