Category Archives: Pencil Drawing

Poetry Friday–Cascade Poem and “Two Truths and a FIB Poetry Anthology”

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem comes from the Poetry Sisters prompt to write a cascade poem. In this poem form each line from the first stanza repeats itself in subsequent stanzas, in the third line of each stanza. It was … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–New Year, New Book, New Card!

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing a New poem celebrating the Year of the Rabbit, a New Anthology Book I’m in, and a New Valentine’s Card. LUNAR SOLAR Lunisolar year of the rabbit year of the cat celebrate the animals in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-Beginnings…

Happy Poetry Friday Sneaking in a post in between my morning and evening classes today, another short and sweet, with a cherita poem and WIP artwork.Looking forward to rejoining all in a much less abbreviated version next week… Here’s a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Roundup is Here!

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m hosting the Poetry Friday Roundup today, drop your links off below with Mister Linky, and enjoy all the poetry ponderings around our small planet. Along with my poem and art, I found an interesting art/culture article … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Art Exhibit + Summer Poem Swap

Nurture Nature and Women’s Body-Health RightsPromote Persistence, Science, & Equity!Save Women & Our Earth!© 2022 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! The mixed-media drawing here is featured in the group exhibit: Our Bodies, Our Health: Navigating the Wars Within and Around … 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— Endings & Beginnings…

Happy Poetry Friday and Welcome September… BEGINNINGS & ENDINGS Endings and beginningsDoes nature have a beginningwhat about beauty…Can we get caught upin a field of fall flowerstall grasses intertwinedbees anxious for their last bit of summer nectar– Watch bee– As … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–4th of July

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy 4th! I thought about family, as my family will be gathering this weekend, and it made me think of the song here, Family Affair. I’m sharing poems reflecting on the 4th, and the hearings unfolding… … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Black-eyed Suzies

look closewhat will you find… susie’s leaves,milkweed sprouts, and bee © 2022 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! My poems today come from Margaret Simon’s post yesterday, for This Photo Wants to be a Poem.Thanks Margaret for taking time to stop … Continue reading

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Progressive Poem 2022 is Here!

Happy Last Day of National Poetry Month and Last Day for The Progressive Poem 2022 Well, here we are… What an adventurous romp this years Progressive Poem has been. Many thanks to Irene Latham who began the Progressive Poem and … Continue reading

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