Groundhog Day Limerick and Sketch 2015



There was a Meek Groundhog  Phyllis

There was a meek groundhog  Phyllis
who nudged hubby Phil the shrillest,
Queenie dear, take a turn
Never! have some concern
for your new lovey lad Willis.

© Michelle Kogan

A groundhog day limerick to join with many others at Susanna Leonard Hills Inspiring Blog. Check out more Limericks and more at her blog:


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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17 Responses to Groundhog Day Limerick and Sketch 2015

  1. Wow, Michelle! A clever limerick AND a sketch! That is beautiful! You are a very talented artist! Thanks so much for joining in Phyllis’s celebration! Happy Groundhog Day! 🙂

  2. Thanks Susanna, I enjoyed your limerick challenge! Send my warmest regards to Phyllis on her extra special 10th Birthday Bonanza! I’ve a couple other groundhog images on FB today too! Happy Groundhog Day!

  3. kathalsey says:

    Michelle, your rodent ills are so great. Very furry an d fun limerick.

  4. Fun limerick and love your sketch.

  5. Heather Dent says:

    Yes! I was hoping someone would write a limerick!

  6. I knew ground hogs like snow forts too! Cute!

  7. Pamela Courtney says:

    The art is so beautiful. I wondered who would do a limerick. I’m glad I stopped by to read yours.

  8. Very cute illo! Phyllis looks like she’s going to share some att-ti-tood with Phil.

  9. Catherine Johnson says:

    That’s an amazing illustration. Wow! Cute Limerick too.

  10. YAY! You rhymed ‘Phyllis’! WOO!!! Great sketch and poem! 😀

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