Morning Light Poem and Sketch for NaPoWriMo day 13, 2014

Mourning Dove© Michelle Kogan pen drawing

Morning Light

Morning light rolled out before me
hid behind a cloud and
re-emerged, growing and warming.
The grand sun
bathed me
in its warmth,
the familiar scent of
spring rain tickled my senses,
and birds were present
creating a euphony of song.
Ra-ta-tat-tat mr. woodpecker
pecked away at his tree
while robins flooded the
treetops and below a cool breeze
kissed my cheek,
and a mourning dove danced
around before taking flight…

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 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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