Category Archives: Nature photos

Poetry Friday–Birdtober–Inktober–Art Exhibit

Happy Poetry Friday! My feathered friend here, Fox Sparrow is helping me celebrate all things wonderful about Fall. One very special area, my father’s Birthday, October 13th. My dad passed five years ago shortly after his birthday and each year … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Autumn–Haiku & Tanka Prompt

daring dahliaignites eyes, and autumn’s imagination…© 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday, and Happy Autumn! I’m sharing a Tanka poem from the Poetry Sister’s September Poem Prompt. Our challenge: respond to another tanka “poem we love from the Poetry Friday … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Summer’s End

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m in with a quick acrostic poem for our changing season and Summer’s end… And a Poem Swap poem and art that I sent to Iphigene Daradar earlier this summer. SEASONS CLIMAX Sunflowers squeeze out profuse buds … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Cycling & Breath

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem below was inspired by Margaret Simon’s blog post yesterday for, THIS PHOTO WANTS TO BE A POEM, on her blog Reflections on the Teche. I substituted a bicycle photo of my own, so do drop … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Hummingbird and Cucumbers…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m immersed in my garden and its visitors. Enjoy the romp round my green-filled grounds… SUMMER GRATITUDE I missed hummingbird once, then twicewith my Oh! And off she flew… At 7:00ish as sun slackened, I sat waiting— … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Sky, Sun, & Water

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week was inspired by Margaret Simon’s prompt, from her post this week on THIS PHOTO WANTS TO BE A POEM… I wrote the poem, didn’t have a chance to post it, then tweaked it … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Potpourri with More Sky…

Happy Poetry Friday! Continuing on with my fascination with the sky, this week I was inspired by turbulence in our night sky… PREMONITION Sky canopy jostling this way and that can’t decide on it’sdirection or pull, branches and leavesgalloping willy-nilly … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Sky Pleasures

Happy Poetry Friday! Earlier this week I read i love you to the moon &, by Chen Chen, and it flew me away to another place… i love you to the moon &by Chen Chen not back, let’s not come … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Robins for Earth Day 2021

robin dreams of catalpa canopies, summer’s secret solace © 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’m celebrating Earth Day with thoughts about how we can help our friend Robin. The counts of Robins are down in the cities, mainly due … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–NaPoWriMo: Mourning Dove

  Happy Poetry Friday and Happy National Poetry Month! I’m sharing a poem, art, and pics of a mourning dove that visited me this week in my backyard garden. Actually a pair visited, for quite a long time… I’m very … Continue reading

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