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Poetry Friday–Window Bays

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve had a week off between my Spring and Summer Teaching. So, morning Light and I played with words, and momentarily camouflaged the ever present din that seems to wrap around us… I woke with a poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–NPM–Meadowlark

Happy Poetry Friday! Happy Poetry Month! There are S-o-o-o-o many poetry opportunities to partake in, I wish I could skip sleeping this month and fill up on more of the poetry out there. Here’s a couple of places to wet … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–National Poetry Month & Whooping Cranes

Happy Poetry Friday & National Poetry Month! For National Poetry Month I’m continuing to work on a bird poetry book I started recently, and will share some of these poems. I’m hoping to share some art along with some of … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Ekphrastic Dodoitsu Poems

SPRING’S PERENNIAL LOVE I’m here, awaiting your love leaves stretch-wide welcoming you,your overlooked blue crocus with blushed affections, xox © 2022 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! My post today is all about Ekphrastic Dodoitsu poems. It was offered as a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Winter

Happy Poetry Friday! IN WINTER In winter Calm crawls in between bitter cold banks of blustery snow howling fierce winds and winter blankets all. In winter Majesty musters in ponders profundity appears uncannily between sandpaper dry air and stands on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– Wordplay poem: American Redstart, #Inktober, #Birdtober

Happy Poetry Friday I’ve taken the plunge and written a wordplay poem put out as a challenge by the Poetry Sisters… Thanks Tanita S. Davis, Laura Purdie Salas, Mary Lee Hahn, et al. Find more of these poems tagged with … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—#Birdtober: American Woodcock

Happy Poetry Friday! Well I’m down to doing about one or two #Birdtober, #Inktober art/poems per week. Teaching, prepping for a holiday show, and life in general is only allowing me to squeeze in a few—but I’m having so much … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Common Yellowthroat & Rail

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing two poems that I worked on this week from the #Birdtober challenge, along with some art to accompany them. The Lady Yellowthroat above is brand new and for #Inktober. I’ve been posting any #Birdtober and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Swifts

Happy Poetry Friday!Happy October, #Birdtober, & #Inktober! Alas, so many opportunities to fill October with… Inking and painting and writing poems about birds…Catching a few glimpses of our migrating feathered friends.I’m looking forward to fitting in a few on Poetry … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday— Bird’s Feeding–Native Chicagoan’s…

Happy Poetry Friday! Last week the new named Poetry Group, the Inklings, including Margaret Simon, Catherine Flynn, Linda Mitchell, Heidi Mordhorst, Molly Hogan, and Mary Lee Hahn, challenged themselves to write ghazal’s for their monthly prompt. Well, I’ve written at … Continue reading

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