on its perch
the lizard observes
one stick-up

tatsumonowo edano tokageha misuewori

haiku - Peigi Ann Swayhoover
haiga - Mary Rodning
translation - Hiromi Inoue
calligraphy - Shisen
bamboo flute - Choshi


Peigi Ann Swayhoover
Florida, USA

Wife, mother, grandmother, great- grandmother and writer of haiku six years, Peigi Ann has published in three books and four or five anthologies. She has also partnered in the creation of an uchin no renga and collaborated on a calendar with Mitty-san.