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Poetry Friday–Poem in your pocket

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m continuing the celebration of poem in your pocket day,  while celebrating our slowly advancing spring–with a poem of mine and a poem by Sidney Wade.  POCKETFUL OF POEMS Springful of poems stuff ‘em in your pockets, city … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 19 haiku and sketch

soaking up midday sun, violets admire city folks… © 2018 Michelle Kogan   On my blog for National Poetry Writing Month I’ve been focusing on flora, fauna, and our environment. Here’s a list of the poems I’ve posted so far: … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 17 haiku and WIP watercolor

transfixed by indoor tulips, sparrow waits patiently… © 2018 Michelle Kogan On my blog for National Poetry Writing Month I’ve been focusing on flora, fauna, and our environment. Here’s a list of the poems I’ve posted so far: Poem one– … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 16- Moon prompt

  WHO’S IN THE MOON? Everyone thinks there’s a man in the moon I know there’s really a woman in there. As the stars come out, twinkling in nights sky, She winks at me with her special flair. But if … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 12 #haiku and #sketch

  star narcissus nodding approval finally spring! © 2018 Michelle Kogan   My Poems for National Poetry Writing Month: Poem one–  DEAR APRIL Poem two–Haiku Azaleas Poem three–ODE TO SHUN LEE Poem four–Haiku Daffodils Poem five–APRIL’S MYSTERIES Poem six–APRIL’S BUDS   … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-March for Kids Lives

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m getting ready for another March in Chicago–this Saturday’s March For Our Lives. I’m sharing a tanka poem and my poster that I will carry. I hope to get the backside of the poster done before the … 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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#Haikuforhealing 12-14-2017 & Sketch

Thanks go to my resident #cottontail. cottontail sits, whiskers move as she waits for me to leave. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday Oatmeal for all

I’m sharing a poem that I composed earlier this week, the thoughts are reflections for the people who’ve all been affected by hurricane Harvey. I’m posting this from my phone while on a mini college visit with my daughter in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Seagull, Beach, & Water …

As the summer seems to be slipping away, I’m sharing poems of seagulls, beaches, and water for Poetry Friday. I finally spent a few hours at the lake this week intending on sketching, but visited with my friend more. A … Continue reading

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