... the Art Deco style of the carpet reminded me of our 1920 home, which had probably been knocked down by now. The symbols on the carpet were the same symbols I had seen over the fireplace, at the entrance and seemingly everwhere. They were extremely familiar to me. I had seen them in my youth playing on this carpet. This was, in fact, the very carpet coming from my home-house.
The basic background was a pattern of a young tree-symbol repeated in a grid, surrounded by pigeons. Like they were giving life and protection to the little trees. But along the carpet-border, there was the stabbed barbed wire again, almost creepily enclosing the peaceful trees

 
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