Category Archives: pen sketch

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

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Haiku, Home, Nature, pen sketch, Poem, poetry, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Poetry Friday—Common Yellowthroat & Rail

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing two poems that I worked on this week from the #Birdtober challenge, along with some art to accompany them. The Lady Yellowthroat above is brand new and for #Inktober. I’ve been posting any #Birdtober and … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Home, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Poem, poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Poetry Friday–Swifts

Happy Poetry Friday!Happy October, #Birdtober, & #Inktober! Alas, so many opportunities to fill October with… Inking and painting and writing poems about birds…Catching a few glimpses of our migrating feathered friends.I’m looking forward to fitting in a few on Poetry … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Home, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Poem, poetry, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Poetry Friday— Zentangle Poem and Art

Happy Poetry Friday! I decided to take the plunge and try a zentangle poem, which was the poem prompt from the Poetry Sisters this month, thanks for this challenging and new to me prompt! What exactly is it… It’s a … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Plein Air Art, Poem, poetry, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Poetry Friday—Father’s Day

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m celebrating Father’s Day with a new poem and older haiku. Father’s and families woven together over generationsfilled with traditions old and new, adapt to time while holding fast to families integrity. Father’s and families grow together … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Haiku, Holidays, Home, pen sketch, Poem, poetry, Quick Sketches, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in Cards, Haiku, Home, Nature, Nature photos, Painting, pen sketch, Poem, poetry, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Poetry Friday Birth Day Roundup is Here!

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome! I’m Hosting the Poetry Friday Roundup and decided to Celebrate Birthdays and Birth Days, as my Birthday is coming up this weekend. Also make sure to checkout the Poetry Sisters Ekphrastic poems for their May poem … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Haiku, Holidays, Home, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Picture Book Sketches, Plein Air Art, Poem, poetry, Quick Sketches, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Poetry Friday—Nests

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m celebrating nests this week physical and metaphorical. I also want to give a shoutout to Author and Poet Irene Latham for her superb chockfull of poetry revision offerings from the workshop she gave this past Monday, … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Haiku, Nature, pen sketch, Plein Air Art, Poem, poetry, Quick Sketches, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Poetry Friday—Mother’s Day

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m celebrating Mother’s Day with poems and art! BLUEBELLS FOR MOTHER’S DAY For Mother’s Day I give to youpretty periwinkle bluebells,with music velvety as lambs earsto soften away days discord,and floppy large leavesspreading out like arms embracing … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Holidays, Home, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Plein Air Art, Poem, poetry, Quick Sketches, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Poetry Friday–Progressive Poem & Poem in the style of Linda Hogan

Happy Poetry Friday and Welcome to the last stop for the Progressive Poem 2021 Our Progressive Poem began with author/poet Irene Latham and as of last year, the poem baton has been passed on to Margaret Simon at her blog … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Home, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Picture Book Sketches, Poem, poetry, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments