Category Archives: Haiku

Poetry Friday-Mid Winter

Happy Poetry Friday! Here we are smack dab in the middle of another midwestern Chicago Winter…I’m sharing a Mid Winter poem and some music to soothe whatever can use soothing, and shoo away any February blues. MID WINTER… Wars raging … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– Box-4×4 Poem Prompt

Happy Poetry Friday! My two poems below come from the Poetry Sisters prompt to write a poem that has something to do with a “box.” I chose to write 4 x 4 poems, they have:– 4 stanzas– 4 syllables per … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Hanukkah light, Solstice & Ukraine

Happy Poetry Friday! dance hanukkah flames spread light and freedom, fill hearts with joy and hope!  © Michelle Kogan Here’s a short solstice haiku, welcoming winter and more light each day… solstice soirée breathe… live… love…laugh, and help someone. © … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Winter Seeds/Bulbs & New Watercolor Sketchbook…

serene seed angels spread wings and ride wind’s whirls, while winter tucks them tight. © 2022 Michelle Kogan draft Happy Poetry Friday I’ve been busy trying out the 4 x 4 poem form, ever since I saw Tanita Davis’ post … 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–

Happy Poetry Friday! The fall colors we’ve had in Chicago have been spectacular! I walked by this tree (above) a few days ago and was so taken by it, I don’t know why I didn’t take it’s picture then… I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Haiku

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m in with two haikus–one inspired by my walk and the other for my Dad for I’ve taken up a habit of writing poems for him on his Birthday… warm-air wind-shift,pumpkins politic-smile and leaves duo-tone dance… ©2022 … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–September & Ladybugs…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m looking for that breath, that break, pause, between summer and fall… I haven’t found it yet, but I like September’s changes reminding me to keep on looking. evening sky grows a wee bit darker each day, … Continue reading

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