Category Archives: Cards

Poetry Friday–New Year, New Book, New Card!

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing a New poem celebrating the Year of the Rabbit, a New Anthology Book I’m in, and a New Valentine’s Card. LUNAR SOLAR Lunisolar year of the rabbit year of the cat celebrate the animals in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Dream Haiku & Holiday Cards

Happy Poetry Friday! I have a haiku to share from Margaret Simon’s post this week for This Photo Wants to be a Poem, thanks Margaret for the prompt! You can take a peek at the image by following the link, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Folktale Week Poem

Fall Leaves card, © 2015, Michelle Kogan, pen and ink and watercolor, available in my online Etsy Shop: Michelle Kogan Fine Art Happy Poetry Friday! I decided to pick up the prompt that was created by Linda Mitchell, on her … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Dansa Poem & New Holiday Card

Garden of the Phoenix, Hyde Park, © 2022 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’m giving Fall a farewell goodby hug as our temps drop over the next few days into the 30’s and then 20’s… My image is from the … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–”The BOP” Milkweed, & Summer Poem Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week is from the Poetry Sister’s August Challenge, which was to write a poem with the poem form: The Bop. You can mosey on over here to view the basic structure for this poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Summer Garden Treasures, and more “Things We Feel”

Happy Poetry Friday! This week I’m sharing some treasures from my backyard garden… ZUCCHINI ODE(To A Favorite Vegie!) Zucchini how’d you grow like that? Curving like a crescent moon. Maybe you came from up above from a seed dropped by … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Window Bays

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve had a week off between my Spring and Summer Teaching. So, morning Light and I played with words, and momentarily camouflaged the ever present din that seems to wrap around us… I woke with a poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday- Climate Change–Metaphor Dice Poem

Happy Poetry Friday and National Poetry Month! Jone Rush MacCulloch is hosting this week’s Poetry Friday Roundup at her blog, Jone Rush MacCulloch. She has a treasure trove of bubbling poetry goodness to offer, so do stop by her post. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Ukraine & Spring Cards

Happy Poetry Friday! As many others I have also had Ukraine and the Ukrainian people on my mind this last week. This unfounded War is an attack on Democracy everywhere. I wanted to help in some way and researched various … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–New Year Postcards!

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m thinking about Blue skies and warmer locals as I trudge through another cold, snowy, and icy Chicago winter. The arrival of all these New Year Postcards from poet friends is taking away some of the chill … Continue reading

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