Tag Archives: birds

#NaPoWriMo Day 15-found poem

BIRDS’ PERSPECTIVE In a courtyard of Mexico, were wilson’s warblers– Yellow-bellied, black-capped hopping pathways, pausing to eat a bug. I wander in the courtyard paying attention to townsends and audubon warblers, knock-knock of a woodpecker overhead, robins, house finches, canyon … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-Golden Shovel/Speak Out

I’m taken by the high school students continued activism, walk-outs, and marching that are happening here in the U.S. My poems for Poetry Friday this week come from these thoughts. This first poem is from the prompt that Michelle Heidenrich … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Peek at Valentines Day and Snow

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing a sonnet I just penned for Laura Shovan’s 6th Annual February Daily Poem Project. I was thinking about Valentine’s Day as I wrote this poem. Laura has been graciously hosting this poetry potpourri on her … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Golden Shovel and Painting

I have a Golden Shovel poem for Poetry Friday. The poem was inspired by Maya Angelou’s Caged Bird. I used the second stanza lines from Maya Angelou’s poem to create my poem. I’m also including a portion of Caged Bird … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– Natures Voice & WIP

I went on another poem hunt and found the poet Karen An-Hwei Lee. My poem today is inspired by a poem of hers that I am sharing, and accompanies my WIP watercolor painting. Karen An-Hwei Lee’s poem follows below mine. You … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Haiku & House sparrow

  house sparrow calling by my rooftop, cheep cheeping, spying down on me. ©2017 Michelle Kogan Sharing this dashing house sparrow, who I heard singing sweetly in the beginning of the week. When I have time in the morning, I usually … Continue reading

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#Haikuforhealing– tweeting thanks

feathers flurried for  days– il scbwi  joined tweets, hip-hooray! © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Watch out here come . . . “Two Wild Turkeys”

  “Two Wild Turkeys” new watercolor and archival print (and card soon) in my etsy shop: Michelle Kogan Fine Art ,‪#‎WorldWatercolorGroup‬, ‪#‎watercolor‬, ‪#‎painting‬

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WIP Draw a bird Day

  ‪#‎WIP‬ Wild Turkeys coming soon . . . And just in time for my friends celebrating August’s Draw a Bird Day, on the 8th of Each month, #‎WorldWatercolorGroup‬ My feathered friends here are from a trip my daughter and I made … Continue reading

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‪#‎WorldWatercolorMonth‬

  Gourdian Finch and Gourds, endangered species, watercolor and watercolor pencil, © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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