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#Poetry Friday–Remembering #Kristallnacht

I had a different post planned for today, a sneak peak at what I’ve been working on for the Evanston Art Center’s forthcoming Winter Art EXPO Holiday Show that’s opening next week. But this morning I decided to jettison that … Continue reading

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Vote Blue November 6, 2018 US Midterm Elections

 

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#Inktober day 31 & #poem

WATCH OUT… pick  your potion… spells in motion,  eels that squeal toes with woes, all’s game that’s lean and green watch out–it’s HALLOWEEN! 2018 Michelle Kogan p.s. remember to VOTE!

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#PoetryFriday–Vote & #Inktober

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m here with a mix of poetry and art to raise consciousness for the US Midterm Elections. My illustration accompanies my poem which was inspired by Calef Brown’s prompt on Michelle Heidenrich Barnes’ blog site Today’s Little … Continue reading

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#Inktober day 15 letter “H” & #haiku

hunting high above tree tops and low below houseboats for fall… © 2018 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober 2018 day 10 letter “G” & #poem

GOURDY GOURDS Golly– have you seen these gourds they’re gorgeous in a gourdy kinda way… Glumpy bumps creep through their curves,  handles that  bespeak of beaks– Golly– have you heard these gourds  they’re gorgeous in a gourdy kinda way… Singing … Continue reading

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#Inktober 2018 Day 9 and poem

FALL FELL We Fell into FALL Upsidedown & backwards… with Hope– We’ll March Forward Writing yesterdays wrongs Facing front Eye’s forward One foot in front of the other Forever fighting For what’s FAIR For ALL! © 2018 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober Day 7 “E” “Election Day” poem

ELECTION DAY Election day lies afoot Fill your mind with fact for figuring– Election day lies afoot Reexamine inclusive jurisprudence– Election day lies afoot Think peripherally of all around you– Election day lies afoot Preserve balance–uphold Democracy– Election day lies … Continue reading

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#Inktober2018 day 4 & Haiku

chicago city scenes never cease to inspire imagination… © 2018 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober day 3 bunnies and tanka poem

FALL BUNNIES Backyard fall bunnies nibbling by berries, begin billowing out their bristly fur coat, preparing for winter… ©2018 Michelle Kogan

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