dove descending

Dove DescendingNIKON D600 (170mm, f/11, 1/1000 sec, ISO 3200)
Dove Descending – Collared dove landing on a perch next to a feeder in a garden in Castricum, NL.

The title is inspired by the final poem of T.S. Eliot’s “The Four Quartets”: “Little Gidding”, part IV of which begins with the lines:
“The dove descending breaks the air
With flame of incandescent terror…”