Category Archives: Poetry Books

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–Hanukkah light, Solstice & Ukraine

Happy Poetry Friday! dance hanukkah flames spread light and freedom, fill hearts with joy and hope!  © Michelle Kogan Here’s a short solstice haiku, welcoming winter and more light each day… solstice soirée breathe… live… love…laugh, and help someone. © … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–THINK BLUE-VOTE BLUE

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m thinking and channeling blue… And today I’m sharing a poem from Reflections on the Teche, Margaret Simon’s blog post of yesterday for, This Photo Wants to be a Poem. It was a photo from a former … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Haiku

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m in with two haikus–one inspired by my walk and the other for my Dad for I’ve taken up a habit of writing poems for him on his Birthday… warm-air wind-shift,pumpkins politic-smile and leaves duo-tone dance… ©2022 … 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–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–”The BOP” Milkweed, & Summer Poem Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week is from the Poetry Sister’s August Challenge, which was to write a poem with the poem form: The Bop. You can mosey on over here to view the basic structure for this poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Summer Garden Treasures, and more “Things We Feel”

Happy Poetry Friday! This week I’m sharing some treasures from my backyard garden… ZUCCHINI ODE(To A Favorite Vegie!) Zucchini how’d you grow like that? Curving like a crescent moon. Maybe you came from up above from a seed dropped by … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Firefly, Acrostic Maya Angelou, & New Pomelo book–THINGS WE FEEL

hey firefly…you lift my night and sparklesfill me inside © Michelle Kogandraft HAPPY POETRY FRIDAY! This month the Poetry Sister’s challenge for the month of July was to write an acrostic poem taken from Maya Angelou’s poem STILL I RISE–the … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-Humanity

Happy Poetry Friday! Thought I’d share some garden beauty this week… HUMANITY’S HYDRANGEA Let me lose myself in pom-pom pink profusions of nature’s woven four-floret tapestry, it’s contagious lopsided perfection of lavender, purple, and pink values leave me breathless— Yet, … Continue reading

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