#NaPoWriMo 2019, Day 20, #foundpoem


Created from Poetry books on display at my Chicago Public Library branch.

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Out of wonder
the frogs wore
red suspenders,
swirl by swirl,
spirals in nature,
jabber walking,
feel the beat…

© 2019 Michelle Kogan
Found Poem

Found from these Books:

–”Animal Poems” by Valerie Worth, Pictures by Steve Jenkins
–”Out of Wonder, Poems Celebrating Poets,” by Kwame Alexander, with Chris Colderly, and Marjory Wentworth, Illustrated by Ekua Holmes
–”The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders,” by Jack Prelutsky, pictures by Petra Mathers
–”Swirl by Swirl: Spiral in Nature,” by Joyce Sidman, pictures by Beth Krommes
–”Jabber–Walking,” by Juan Felipe Herrera
–”Feel the Beat: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing,” by Marilyn Singer, Illustrated by Kristi Valiant


For National Poetry Month, I’m writing poems inspired by art that I create or have created. Visit these spots on line to participate in National Poetry Month: Academy of American Poets,
Jama’s Rattigan’s Blog for the Kidlitoshphere Events Roundup: Jama’s Alphabet Soup 
and #NaPoWriMo 

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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