Tag Archives: Carol Varsalona

Poetry Friday–Time & Valentines

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem is borrowed from Laura Shovan’s 10th Annual February Poetry Project, that I’m participating in online. This year the theme is on time, and each day we get a new prompt from another fellow poet. The … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—one little word…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been mulling over words for a one little word to select for this year. I’ve selected a word, although on my path I came across this poem thinking about one’s one little word… My word is … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Winter Poem Swap & Solstice

Happy Poetry Friday! I received this lovely light filled package of poetry and gifts from my poet friend Carol Varsalona this last week. You wouldn’t know we were both running short on time from the treasures that were exchanged, and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–ZYGO-WONDER, poem & painting

Happy Poetry Friday! My beautiful zygocactus begged me to take a break this week and capture her in color and words… The little elf on my shoulder kept whispering in my ear, you have new holiday cards to post, and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Celebrate Literacy Day with DICTIONARY FOR A BETTER WORLD

Happy Poetry Friday! International Literacy Day is coming up on Tuesday, September 8th. What better way to begin celebrating it than with a wonderful book… I offer you DICTIONARY FOR A BETTER WORLD POEMS, QUOTES, AND ANECDOTES FROM A TO … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Tulips & Baby Leaves…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing more #PoemsofPresence. The first one, from my notebook comes from thinking and wondering about poet, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, and her 100 tulips that she planted last fall… I was wondering if they are up and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–List Poem & Watercolor

  Happy Poetry Friday! What to do when the world won’t stop spinning… retreat to poetry and art. I squeezed in the beginning of a painting this afternoon–outside in the sunshine, even though a thousand other demands were calling me… … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–Spring Flowers & Decisions

Red Rose, Carnation, Calla Lily, and Hummingbird, WIP, © 2019 Michelle Kogan, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday! I shared a cherita poem this week for #NaPoWriMo and a WIP Painting. As I continued working on the painting I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Blue Moon & Poetry Postcards

I’ve been thinking about this Blue Moon we are having this month–perhaps it will release positive energy into the atmosphere. I often think there’s some kind of natural  force that is keeping all the wheels and cogs turning on our … Continue reading

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