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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 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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#NaPoWriMo day 4 haiku & watercolor

midwest daffodils ready, set, go–ignore april’s snow! © 2018 Michelle Kogan

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#NaPoWriMo day 1–Letter Poem & Watercolor

Dear April, I’ve waited so many seasons for your rebirth. Anticipating my towering topaz tulips, searching for my poeticus paper whites… Oh woe is me–Dear April garden where can you be? My crown jewel crocuses have barley opened, my daffodils … Continue reading

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Thanks Giving 2017–Poem & Sketch

  I’m thankful for morning’s light filling my windows bird’s songs especially winter’s trees speaking throughout the seasons city critters view of their world friendships forever new and old home–holding love and family writing stories and poetry creating art that … Continue reading

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Sail over to my SALE in my Etsy Shop!

There’s all different ways to Sail … Through the air …   Through water …   Through a river …   Through writing …     Sail by for my Sale in my online Etsy Shop: Michelle Kogan fine art … Continue reading

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“Ode to Spring Soil” at Today’s Little Ditty

ODE TO SPRING SOIL You feel soft and squishy, as her shoes ooze over with clumps of your midnight mix. Your earthy scent magnifies, as she moves toward you. Swish, her foot slips and she sloshes down, sliding to the … Continue reading

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A sketch & haiku, ideas for a picture book . . . & Poetry Friday

Seeds of Change Seeds change  over seasons growing, fruiting, fading, withering people change  over seasons growing, fruiting fading, withering we hold  the seeds of change in our hands. © 2017 Michelle Kogan   Carol Varsalona has the poetry roundup at Beyond … Continue reading

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Happy Thanks Giving & Haiku

pumpkin pie–bounty of earth’s roundness, Thanks Giving’s reminder for thanks! © 2016 Michelle Kogan  From my kitchen to yours Happy Thanks Giving!

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