Earth Day Poem: Waiting and quick sketch for NaPoWriMo day 22, 2014

waiting for weather to warm
waiting for last years blooms
to begin to bud
waiting for a quiet space
waiting to weed out
what’s not needed
and follow what is
waiting for an
easy breath
a big sigh
waiting with the
hearing the
and still waiting…



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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3 Responses to Earth Day Poem: Waiting and quick sketch for NaPoWriMo day 22, 2014

  1. Geo Sans says:

    earth tones

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