#NaPoWriMo Day 23, #watercolor, #poems, #picturebooks


Growing Poetry
To write
each day
far from
a chore,
will open up
magical doors.
To read,
to think,
is like
one’s breath–
Ideas sprout
and scenes are set.
your tool.
carve out
your time,
plant seeds deep, for
character depth.
© 2017 Michelle Kogan
Art image from The Sunflower Traveler, watercolor and watercolor pencil, a chapter book that’s seeking a home.

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: http://www.MichelleKoganFineArt.etsy.com and her website: http://www.michellekogan.com
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2 Responses to #NaPoWriMo Day 23, #watercolor, #poems, #picturebooks

  1. margaretsmn says:

    This is my hope each and every day. Love the sweet portrait.

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