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Category Archives: Holidays
have a multi- racial-rainbow July 4th celebration! © 2018 Michelle Kogan
For this 4th of July Poetry Friday I’m thinking about Responsibility and Freedom. I’m sharing a poem, some art and a taste from the Charles White art exhibit now at The Art Institute of Chicago. If you are here in … Continue reading
Earth Goddess, Bitten and Banana Tree, endangered species, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday! Karen Edmisten is hosting the Poetry Friday Roundup this week on her blog, thanks Karen! I’m sharing a tanka poem in memory of my … Continue reading
A Celebration of Jubilation of Historical Consideration! With Bookish Balloons and Wild Wacky Words, Marvelous Metaphors and Scrumptious Similes! Stir them Shake them Stick them In a Pan Dim the Lights Drum Roll Please… It’s A Birthday Bash for … Continue reading
Happy Poetry Friday and Groundhog Day! Step right up, I’m hawking my art for a small show and here’s a limerick to catch your interest: There once was a poet Michelle who was a skilled artist as well, she made … Continue reading
morning forecast– minus four plus ten, steamy six bright new years sun! © 2018 Michelle Kogan Happy New Years!
Welcoming Poetry Friday, this last one of the year, with a simple adieu to 2017 and a humble hello to 2018–with a tanka and a poem by W. S. Merwin, To The New Year. BID FAREWELL OLD YEAR Look upon … Continue reading
One of Saint Nick’s well Reindeer, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday! I believe my poem for this week was heavily influenced by the very bad sinus infection I’ve had. The poem is a WIP, a take on … Continue reading
lights of eight sage branches stretch and reach skyward for freedom! ©2017 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday, and Happy Hanukkah! Last week on Saturday I recieved my winter poetry swap package in the mail. It couldn’t have come at a … Continue reading
Thanks go to my resident #cottontail. cottontail sits, whiskers move as she waits for me to leave. © 2017 Michelle Kogan