Category Archives: Painting

Poetry Friday–One Little Word…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m uncovering my OLW (one little word)…I think I skipped picking a word last year, I had a list but the word and I never came together. This year there were a couple in the corral for … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Winter

Happy Poetry Friday! IN WINTER In winter Calm crawls in between bitter cold banks of blustery snow howling fierce winds and winter blankets all. In winter Majesty musters in ponders profundity appears uncannily between sandpaper dry air and stands on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—one little word…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been mulling over words for a one little word to select for this year. I’ve selected a word, although on my path I came across this poem thinking about one’s one little word… My word is … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Winter Poem Swap & Solstice

Happy Poetry Friday! I received this lovely light filled package of poetry and gifts from my poet friend Carol Varsalona this last week. You wouldn’t know we were both running short on time from the treasures that were exchanged, and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Roundup is Here & Celebrating Holidaze!

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome to my Holidaze Poetry Friday Roundup! Please add your links for this week’s Poetry Friday Roundup below with Mister Linky. Hanukkah began this week and more winter Holidays are quickly approaching. I’m sharing a poem and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–ZYGO-WONDER, poem & painting

Happy Poetry Friday! My beautiful zygocactus begged me to take a break this week and capture her in color and words… The little elf on my shoulder kept whispering in my ear, you have new holiday cards to post, and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Holiday Lights & “This Photo Wants to be…”

hanukkah lights spreadglowing warmth, like familyleaning in for hugs © 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’m in with a couple short poems today as I’m busy preparing for a Holiday Show, the Evanston Art Center’s 19th Annual Winter Arts … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– Wordplay poem: American Redstart, #Inktober, #Birdtober

Happy Poetry Friday I’ve taken the plunge and written a wordplay poem put out as a challenge by the Poetry Sisters… Thanks Tanita S. Davis, Laura Purdie Salas, Mary Lee Hahn, et al. Find more of these poems tagged with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—#Birdtober: American Woodcock

Happy Poetry Friday! Well I’m down to doing about one or two #Birdtober, #Inktober art/poems per week. Teaching, prepping for a holiday show, and life in general is only allowing me to squeeze in a few—but I’m having so much … Continue reading

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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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