Category Archives: Nature photos

Poetry Friday–short poem, short post

Happy Poetry Friday! Here’s to a New Year and a New first poem… My tanka poem was inspired by Margaret Simon’s This Photo Wants to Be A Poem, post this week, thanks Margaret and for the photo too! Stop by … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Winter Seeds/Bulbs & New Watercolor Sketchbook…

serene seed angels spread wings and ride wind’s whirls, while winter tucks them tight. © 2022 Michelle Kogan draft Happy Poetry Friday I’ve been busy trying out the 4 x 4 poem form, ever since I saw Tanita Davis’ post … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Dansa Poem & New Holiday Card

Garden of the Phoenix, Hyde Park, © 2022 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’m giving Fall a farewell goodby hug as our temps drop over the next few days into the 30’s and then 20’s… My image is from the … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Haiku

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m in with two haikus–one inspired by my walk and the other for my Dad for I’ve taken up a habit of writing poems for him on his Birthday… warm-air wind-shift,pumpkins politic-smile and leaves duo-tone dance… ©2022 … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Hummingbird

Happy Poetry Friday! I caught a few moments of a lovely female ruby-throated hummingbird while painting outside last week… Ruby-throated hummingbird hovers by my sidewith windmill-wingsand inquisitive eyes, eyes that gaze into minewithout a wink, in steady linetill body side-juts … Continue reading

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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–”The BOP” Milkweed, & Summer Poem Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week is from the Poetry Sister’s August Challenge, which was to write a poem with the poem form: The Bop. You can mosey on over here to view the basic structure for this poem … 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-Humanity

Happy Poetry Friday! Thought I’d share some garden beauty this week… HUMANITY’S HYDRANGEA Let me lose myself in pom-pom pink profusions of nature’s woven four-floret tapestry, it’s contagious lopsided perfection of lavender, purple, and pink values leave me breathless— Yet, … Continue reading

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