Category Archives: Sketchbooks

Poetry Friday– Box-4×4 Poem Prompt

Happy Poetry Friday! My two poems below come from the Poetry Sisters prompt to write a poem that has something to do with a “box.” I chose to write 4 x 4 poems, they have:– 4 stanzas– 4 syllables per … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Winter Seeds/Bulbs & New Watercolor Sketchbook…

serene seed angels spread wings and ride wind’s whirls, while winter tucks them tight. © 2022 Michelle Kogan draft Happy Poetry Friday I’ve been busy trying out the 4 x 4 poem form, ever since I saw Tanita Davis’ post … 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–Dream Haiku & Holiday Cards

Happy Poetry Friday! I have a haiku to share from Margaret Simon’s post this week for This Photo Wants to be a Poem, thanks Margaret for the prompt! You can take a peek at the image by following the link, … 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–Dansa Poem Prompt in Blue

Happy Poetry Friday! I don’t know how it’s the 4th week in October, but here we are…We in the U.S. have an Election coming up, and I’m pouring out B-L-U-E from everywhere. Including the poem prompt from the Poetry Sisters … 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–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— 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–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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