Day 10 Haiku for National Poetry Writing Month

Day 10 of National Poetry Writing Month
one third of the way through 30 poems in 30 Days!

Here’s my haiku poem along with a detail from my watercolor and watercolor   pencil illustration, Remedy, to prompt on our reluctant, Chicago spring weather…

Michelle Kogan © 2013Remedy-Detail girl w umbrella

© Michelle Kogan 2013

chilling spring raindrops
irascible willow speaks
send some solar warmth

About Michelle Kogan Art, Illustration, & Writing

Michelle Kogan is an artist, illustrator, instructor, and writer, creating colorful allegorical figure, flora and fauna paintings and children's illustrations, which have a sensitivity to endangered species, and the environment. She is an art instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Evanston Art Center and offers Plein Air Painting Workshops at nature venues in the Chicago area including the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and Lurie Gardens at Millennium Park. Visit her online Etsy Shop at: and her website:
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2 Responses to Day 10 Haiku for National Poetry Writing Month

  1. KateChicago says:

    Lovely, Michelle!
    Send some of that warmth to Hyde Park!

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