Category Archives: Nature

Poetry Friday: Marjory Douglas Stoneman High

  MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH Circles of life shattered, emptying hearts at Stoneman Douglas High, February 14, 2018. A powerful, pointless eclipse blocked all light by a semiautomatic AR-15 riffle. 40 bullets spewed upholding our U.S. second amendment, leaving all … Continue reading

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Valentines Day

Happy ValentinesDay!

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Poetry Friday: Peek at Valentines Day and Snow

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing a sonnet I just penned for Laura Shovan’s 6th Annual February Daily Poem Project. I was thinking about Valentine’s Day as I wrote this poem. Laura has been graciously hosting this poetry potpourri on her … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Limerick & Sweetheart Show

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

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Poetry Friday: Blue Moon & Poetry Postcards

I’ve been thinking about this Blue Moon we are having this month–perhaps it will release positive energy into the atmosphere. I often think there’s some kind of natural  force that is keeping all the wheels and cogs turning on our … Continue reading

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January #haiku and morning #sketch

snow capped suzies caught in winter’s wonderland dreaming of spring © 2018 Michelle Kogan  

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Poetry Friday–Rising up & Art

Rose Red Reality, © 2017 Michelle Kogan, watercolor and watercolor pencil. FOREVER WE’LL RISE From Maya Angelou STILL I RISE Always Strive higher, But hold onto your dignity. Still– Always speak your thoughts, like they’re yours alone, precious as Air. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Layers and Snow Sketch

Pencil sketch, © 2017 Michelle Kogan.  Taken from a pic of my sister and I when we were packed into many, many, many layers! (p.s. I’m in the front.) Happy Poetry Friday! I have to admit the poems I’m sharing … Continue reading

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New Years sketch and haiku

  morning forecast– minus four plus ten, steamy  six bright new years sun!   © 2018 Michelle Kogan   Happy New Years!

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Register for Michelle’s Winter 2018 Art Classes

Pencil sketch from the picture book, Trudy’s Ghost, © 2017 Michelle Kogan. Happy New Year! Come join one of my Winter Art Classes & Workshops at the Evanston Art Center Starting in just over a week on January 8th, 2018   Here’s … Continue reading

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