Category Archives: Haiku

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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Poetry Friday–Haikus, Stars, & Poem Walks…

Star-sparkle For Linda Mitchell august morning star stirs hope and wonder, spread her sparkle… © Michelle Kogan Can’t help thinking about Linda Mitchell when I see my morning glories with their beautiful star pattern… Happy Poetry Friday! Busy week, so … 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–Firefly, Acrostic Maya Angelou, & New Pomelo book–THINGS WE FEEL

hey firefly…you lift my night and sparklesfill me inside © Michelle Kogandraft HAPPY POETRY FRIDAY! This month the Poetry Sister’s challenge for the month of July was to write an acrostic poem taken from Maya Angelou’s poem STILL I RISE–the … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–4th of July

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy 4th! I thought about family, as my family will be gathering this weekend, and it made me think of the song here, Family Affair. I’m sharing poems reflecting on the 4th, and the hearings unfolding… … 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–Nature Poems, Dad’s Day Card & Summer Art Classes

Happy Poetry Friday! Come on in and sit for a spell, kick back and soak in some traces of summer, some poetry and art… beach walk blooms…prairie’s dainty petals dancein nature kissed winds. brunch by the shore—wind, wave, wings, wonder,all … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– Buttercup Prayer and Twine Prompt

Whoa, Taking a breath from this past week,and sending out healing prayers… I scribbled away a few poems in response to the shooting at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX. I like so many others are still taking this … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Black-eyed Suzies

look closewhat will you find… susie’s leaves,milkweed sprouts, and bee © 2022 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! My poems today come from Margaret Simon’s post yesterday, for This Photo Wants to be a Poem.Thanks Margaret for taking time to stop … 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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