Category Archives: Holidays

Poetry Friday–Art Exhibit + Summer Poem Swap

Nurture Nature and Women’s Body-Health RightsPromote Persistence, Science, & Equity!Save Women & Our Earth!© 2022 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! The mixed-media drawing here is featured in the group exhibit: Our Bodies, Our Health: Navigating the Wars Within and Around … 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-Celebrating Mother’s Day!

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m starting my celebration of Mother’s Day today, with a socially conscious Mother’s Day Poem! Breathe in some action, take a few flowers, and celebrate all Mom’s in a marvelous way! Give Flowers, Flowers for mothers Flowers … Continue reading

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Progressive Poem 2022 is Here!

Happy Last Day of National Poetry Month and Last Day for The Progressive Poem 2022 Well, here we are… What an adventurous romp this years Progressive Poem has been. Many thanks to Irene Latham who began the Progressive Poem and … 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–National Poetry Month & Whooping Cranes

Happy Poetry Friday & National Poetry Month! For National Poetry Month I’m continuing to work on a bird poetry book I started recently, and will share some of these poems. I’m hoping to share some art along with some of … 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–Time & Valentines

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem is borrowed from Laura Shovan’s 10th Annual February Poetry Project, that I’m participating in online. This year the theme is on time, and each day we get a new prompt from another fellow poet. The … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Bells 🔔 🔔 🔔 & New Years Eve!

🔔 🔔 🔔 HAPPY POETRY FRIDAY! 🔔 🔔 🔔 🔔 🔔 HAPPY NEW YEARS EVE! 🔔 🔔 Let’s ring out the old year and ring in the new with lots of bells, and whistles, noise-makers, and lots of poetry too. … Continue reading

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