Category Archives: Writing

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-Beginnings…

Happy Poetry Friday Sneaking in a post in between my morning and evening classes today, another short and sweet, with a cherita poem and WIP artwork.Looking forward to rejoining all in a much less abbreviated version next week… Here’s a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–short poem, short post

Happy Poetry Friday! Here’s to a New Year and a New first poem… My tanka poem was inspired by Margaret Simon’s This Photo Wants to Be A Poem, post this week, thanks Margaret and for the photo too! Stop by … Continue reading

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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–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–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–Recipe Poem Challenge

Happy Poetry Friday! Again the month has escaped me… My poem is from the Poetry Sister’s November challenge: to write a recipe poem, I’m hoping mine fits the menu, perhaps with a few substitutions… Thanks for the challenge  Laura,  Tanita, … 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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