Category Archives: Plein Air Art

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—Folktale Week Poem

Fall Leaves card, © 2015, Michelle Kogan, pen and ink and watercolor, available in my online Etsy Shop: Michelle Kogan Fine Art Happy Poetry Friday! I decided to pick up the prompt that was created by Linda Mitchell, on her … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Quick Fall Post…

Happy Poetry Friday & Happy Fall Stopping in quickly to wish all a Happy Fall! It’s been a busy week and another ahead of me– Something new is brewing… I’ll fill you in on the why’s perhaps next week…But for … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Hummingbird

Happy Poetry Friday! I caught a few moments of a lovely female ruby-throated hummingbird while painting outside last week… Ruby-throated hummingbird hovers by my sidewith windmill-wingsand inquisitive eyes, eyes that gaze into minewithout a wink, in steady linetill body side-juts … 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–Covid, Cakewalk & Monarch’s Endangered…

This past week… I’ve been up to my elbows in soap, disinfecting anything in sight while trying to keep the cruel airborne Covid Virus from coming my way. My husband came down with Covid, I sure wouldn’t wish this on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–NATURE PRAYER

It’s been a hard week,… I began with a few sentences on a cardboard scrap sometime before Sunday, PLANETARY PRAYER sitting on an apocalyptic-like precipicetime for introspective pauseand inclusive planetary new direction © 2022 Michelle Kogandraft I let it sit, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Roundup Is Here! Dads Day

Happy Poetry Friday! Happy Dad’s Day! & Happy Summer! The Poetry Friday Roundup is here! Please add your posts to Mister Linky below… I’m looking forward to getting around and reading all of your poetry posts throughout the weekend. Friday … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Window Bays

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve had a week off between my Spring and Summer Teaching. So, morning Light and I played with words, and momentarily camouflaged the ever present din that seems to wrap around us… I woke with a poem … Continue reading

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