Category Archives: Plein Air Art

Poetry Friday: Limerick & Sweetheart Show

Happy Poetry Friday and Groundhog Day! Step right up, I’m hawking my art for a small show and here’s a limerick to catch your interest: There once was a poet Michelle who was a skilled artist as well, she made … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Potpourri: Hanukkah & Winter Poetry Swap

lights of eight sage branches stretch and reach skyward for freedom! ©2017 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday, and Happy Hanukkah! Last week on Saturday I recieved my winter poetry swap package in the mail. It couldn’t have come at a … Continue reading

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#Haikuforhealing 12-14-2017 & Sketch

Thanks go to my resident #cottontail. cottontail sits, whiskers move as she waits for me to leave. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday: Here Come the Holidays!

For Poetry Friday I’m sharing a list poem inspired by my preparation for a Holiday Fair I’m in, and stocking my Etsy Shop Michelle Kogan Fine Art, for the upcoming Holidays. I’ve included a couple of holiday card teasers to wet … Continue reading

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#Inktober day 21, 2017 and Haiku

patient zinnias sparkling proudly in falls splendor. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober day 17, 2017, & Haiku

marigolds,  autumn’s hurrah holding on … ©2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober day 8 and #haiku

birdless leaves sang ambers and fading green–they never appeared. © 2017 Michelle Kogan  

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#Inktober day 7 and #Haiku

porcelain petals patient gifts tucked away, watch them wisely. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober day 5 & okra haiku

OKRA PATIENCE okra we waited together patiently all summer long … © 2017 Michelle Kogan  

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#Inktober2017 Day 3: haiku and pen sketch

  bees and me vie for a view of autumnal changing colors. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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