Category Archives: Pencil Drawing

Poetry Friday–Found Poem-Eavesdropping prompt…

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem today is inspired by the poetry prompt offered to us by the Poetry Sisters. They challenged us to write a poem from eavesdropping on another conversation. We were provided with some wonderful examples, and a … Continue reading

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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—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– 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–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—Hang’n out with Pygmy Sloths & Change…

HANG’N OUT WITH CHANGE… If we could be slow as sloths in mangrove trees, could we start thinking about you and we, and bring change for everybody…   © 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’m all in with this friendly … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Apples, Wrens, and Fall…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing a poem and WIP watercolor painting. I don’t have a title yet for the poem, it’s very new… Follow nature let her lead you into Falls harvest with abundant apples mimicking earth’s ever-turning roundness. Apples … 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–#NPM 2021: Spring

Happy Poetry Friday and National Poetry Month! Spring plants are emerging, and I’m waiting on my backyard milkweed to push-on-through the soil… And then monarchs come. This week I’m celebrating with Spring poems that I’ve been writing for NPM. I’m … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month 2021–haiku and sparrow

sparrow’s sweet chee cheewon’t din morning’s train, but perseveres with friends © 2021 Michelle Kogan

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