CONTENT WARNING: Animal Cruelty, Animal Death
Taj wanted to fly me to his town home in Perth.
I wouldn’t leave Jim,
my beloved cockatoo.
He’d panic whenever I wasn’t by his side.
He was my buddy,
never even caged him.
Taj paid for Jim to fly first class with us.
I should’ve freed Jim from the cage when we landed.
My love-making with Taj was interrupted by a clatter.
The cage was on the floor.
My bestfriend had pushed his head through the bars
trying to get out.
When it fell,
he broke his neck.
I flew back alone,