Category Archives: Children’s Illustration & Writing

#Poetry Friday–Letter Poem for my Dad on #Inktober day 15

Happy Poetry Friday! My Father’s Birthday was this week, he would have been 91 years old this year. He also passed away 4 years ago the week of Halloween. I think about him all the time, but I like to … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–THIS POEM IS A NEST by Irene Latham

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome, you’ve landed on the right branch! Today I’m so happy to share with you Irene Latham’s delightful new poetry book, THIS POEM IS A NEST, with lovely and fanciful art by Johanna Wright! It’s a Nest … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Summer Poem Swap & Zinnias for #INKTOBER

falls fading garden bursts zinnia’s bedazzling blooms © 2020 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday, Happy Fall and Happy Inktober! I’m taking a break from the din of our world to share with you a summer poem swap from Ruth Hersey, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–RBG

Happy Poetry Friday!(typed with a slight sigh, from this last week…) What a week… This week for Poetry Friday there were two prompt suggestions. One came a while back from Tanita Davis one of the Poetry Sisters/Princesses. The prompt was … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Prayers

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been thinking about prayers as the Jewish High Holiday, Rosh Hashanah begins Friday at Sundown. I was also thinking about individuals that aren’t able to go outside and take in nature, and what I could offer … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Vote–Poems & Postcards to Voters

Happy Poetry Friday Happy Poetry Friday! I signed up to send postcards to voters, to encourage people to vote, this is my first batch of postcards that I’ve mailed. If you are interested in joining you can check it out … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Celebrate Literacy Day with DICTIONARY FOR A BETTER WORLD

Happy Poetry Friday! International Literacy Day is coming up on Tuesday, September 8th. What better way to begin celebrating it than with a wonderful book… I offer you DICTIONARY FOR A BETTER WORLD POEMS, QUOTES, AND ANECDOTES FROM A TO … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–Found Poem: Democratic National Convention

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been watching the Democratic National Convention this week–I really enjoyed the spirit generated from the count across the country and outside the country on Tuesday evening. I’ve been watching it on my PBS station and listened … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Rosh Hashanah Card & Twister Poems

Happy Poetry Friday! Well I don’t know about you, but I don’t really know where the summer escaped too… I’m never really ready to let go of summer, even though I love fall. Summer feels fanciful, whimsical, and magical to … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Poem Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! Today I’m celebrating summer with my Summer 2020 Poem Swap sent to me by Rebecca Herzog. I was delighted to receive this lovely, feel good poem and watercolor celebrating summer and sparkles–this helped me to remember it’s … Continue reading

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