Category Archives: Haiku

Poetry Friday–One Little Word…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m uncovering my OLW (one little word)…I think I skipped picking a word last year, I had a list but the word and I never came together. This year there were a couple in the corral for … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Winter

Happy Poetry Friday! IN WINTER In winter Calm crawls in between bitter cold banks of blustery snow howling fierce winds and winter blankets all. In winter Majesty musters in ponders profundity appears uncannily between sandpaper dry air and stands on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Tent Parks…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been thinking about folks living inside these Tents as they’ve been appearing around Chicago… RIGHT UNDER YOUR NOSE… As cold creeps in I’ve thought more and more about folks in my neighborhood Tent Park. They popped … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Roundup is Here & Celebrating Holidaze!

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome to my Holidaze Poetry Friday Roundup! Please add your links for this week’s Poetry Friday Roundup below with Mister Linky. Hanukkah began this week and more winter Holidays are quickly approaching. I’m sharing a poem and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–ODE TO AUTUMN

Happy Poetry Friday On the heels of Thanksgiving I have an ODE TO AUTUMN poem, offered to us as a prompt by the Poetry Sisters’. And what a grand prompt this was in our month of giving thanks, to offer … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–ZYGO-WONDER, poem & painting

Happy Poetry Friday! My beautiful zygocactus begged me to take a break this week and capture her in color and words… The little elf on my shoulder kept whispering in my ear, you have new holiday cards to post, and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Fall Surprise… Haikus

Happy Poetry Friday! november backyardbearded surprise, but will youbloom in time… © 2021 Michelle Kogan And look here comes color… but I don’t know if she will open because snow is coming too…Oh by the way, she didn’t bloom in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Holiday Lights & “This Photo Wants to be…”

hanukkah lights spreadglowing warmth, like familyleaning in for hugs © 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’m in with a couple short poems today as I’m busy preparing for a Holiday Show, the Evanston Art Center’s 19th Annual Winter Arts … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—#Birdtober: American Woodcock

Happy Poetry Friday! Well I’m down to doing about one or two #Birdtober, #Inktober art/poems per week. Teaching, prepping for a holiday show, and life in general is only allowing me to squeeze in a few—but I’m having so much … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Birdtober–Inktober–Art Exhibit

Happy Poetry Friday! My feathered friend here, Fox Sparrow is helping me celebrate all things wonderful about Fall. One very special area, my father’s Birthday, October 13th. My dad passed five years ago shortly after his birthday and each year … Continue reading

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