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Poetry Friday-Holiday Expos & Etsy Shop

Welcome to my Holiday Post Extravaganza with a bit of poetry mixed in too! HOLIDAY FINERY Holidays afoot come view my fine artful fashions, The images I’ve drawn are sure to pique your passions. They’ll sparkle, and they’ll delight you … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day–diamente poem

VETERAN’S LIGHT Light,  unsung worldwide– Start celebrating, remembering  Veteran’s Day Veteran heroes– Honor, embrace, support  stalwart, eternal   illumination. ©2018 Michelle Kogan A diamente poem and art for Veterans past and present around our small world.    

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Poetry Friday–Vote Blue!

Vote Blue, Blue Wave Peace Pumpkin, 10-31-2018, Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! Our Midterm US elections are in less than a week. I’m using this opportunity to encourage all US citizens to take part in their civic duty and get out and … Continue reading

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#Inktober Day 28 Letter “U” and haiku

More thoughts for the lives lost in Pittsburgh.

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#PoetryFriday-#Inktober2018 Day 5

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy Inktober 2018! October first began the event of Inktober, which involves creating and posting an ink drawing each day for the entire month of October. The event has artists and others participating all over the … Continue reading

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#Inktober2018 day 4 & Haiku

chicago city scenes never cease to inspire imagination… © 2018 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober day 3 bunnies and tanka poem

FALL BUNNIES Backyard fall bunnies nibbling by berries, begin billowing out their bristly fur coat, preparing for winter… ©2018 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday–I AM From Poems

Roger’s Park Dunes Restoration and Piping Plover, endangered species, © 2018, Michelle Kogan, painted in 2012, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday and Fall! As much as I love the changing seasons and colors of fall, I still have … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Semipalmated Sandpipers

Semipalmated sandpiper WIP, © 2018 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been back and forth to our beach this last week, watching these wonderful small semipalmated sandpipers as they migrate through the Chicago area enroute to their winter home in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-IMPERFECT poems about mistakes: an anthology for middle schoolers

Happy Poetry Friday! With September already here, and the school year underway, I thought what a better time to pause and focus on this wonderful poetry anthology by Tabatha Yeatts, IMPERFECT poems about mistakes: an anthology for middle schoolers. In … Continue reading

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