"Kagomedori, Caged", distinguished winner of competition by The Miniature Book Society in 2006.
Size: w. 43 mm (1.6") x h. 33 mm (1.2"), 66 pages, woodblock prints, gold leaf in bamboo bird cage
Shot in the air I fell
Hard was the ground that broke my wings.
I felt myself bleed, I saw my death.
That night a man found me
and took me into his cage.
Gently he mended my wounds
But his love does not my wings back. ...