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Poetry Friday—Sky, Sun, & Water

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week was inspired by Margaret Simon’s prompt, from her post this week on THIS PHOTO WANTS TO BE A POEM… I wrote the poem, didn’t have a chance to post it, then tweaked it … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Poem Swap—Whimsy & Water…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m happy to share with you my joy filled poetry swap package that I received fromMargaret Simon! Margaret sent me a collaged writing journal infused with summeryness! Margaret’s poem borrowed words from a recent poem of mine … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Summer Poem Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m Happy to share my Summer Poem Swap that very recently arrived from Rebecca Herzog. While working on a poem for me, Rebecca researched insects from my area. She came up with the very ancient pondhawk dragonfly. … Continue reading

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Fall Art Classes Afoot at Evanston Art Center, & Painting

I dare say my Fall Art Classes are afoot . . . here’s what I’m offering at the Evanston Art Center beginning the week of Sept 6th, 2016, and an image to wet your palette. #WorldWatercolorGroup, #artclasses, #painting, #drawing: -Figures and … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Inspired Haiku

dragonfly sitting oh so still while I take in your intricate form © Michelle Kogan, photo and haiku

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Ready for a Topical, Watercolor, Escape from Chicago in the Winter…

To all my winter bound friends, if you’re ready for a tropical escape mosey on over to the Evanston Art Center and pick up one of my Postcard booklets, it has this image, Tropical Water Lilies and Dragonfly, (painted at the … Continue reading

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