#NaPoWriMo day 1–Letter Poem & Watercolor


Dear April,

I’ve waited so many
seasons for your rebirth.
Anticipating my towering topaz tulips,
searching for my poeticus paper whites…
Oh woe is me–Dear April garden where can you be?
My crown jewel crocuses have barley opened,
my daffodils are dillydallying from the ground,
and Helleborus, I hear her laughing instead of waving hello.
Your wily wind wails out Patience–All will prevail.
And ah, what wonders appeared overnight as I waited…

Persistently Ever Yours, xox

Greta Green Thumb

© 2018 Michelle Kogan

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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