Tag Archives: Freedom

Poetry Friday–New Year 2021!

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy New Year!!! Here we are turning a new page, taking a new breath, a new sigh… NEW YEAR New Year New Word New World New England New Orleans New York New Delhi New Guinea New … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Roundup is Here, dusted in Stardust!

Happy Poetry Friday! The Poetry Friday Roundup is Here! Please add your link below In this dark time of year when light is scarce, I like looking up to the sky for hope and inspiration. Before bed each night, I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Hanukkah

HANUKKAH YOU’RE  HERE… Hanukkah, your haloing glow creeps up on us each year… Sometimes early, sometimes late sometimes just right. You follow moon’s lunar calendar– But, most of us work-crazed creaturesfollow work-crazed Gregorian calendars. Here you are again early in … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–James Baldwin

Happy Poetry Friday! It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. Quote by James Baldwin I’ve been reading James Baldwin and my post comes from my thoughts circling around … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–RETHINKING THE 4th

  Happy Poetry Friday! I was in a quandary about this post as we approach the 4th of July weekend and its celebrations. My views on July 4th as independence day have changed. If we are as a country, as … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Holiday EXPO 2019 & Ginger Spice

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing some sweetness and spice in poetry and images this week for my post. My images are from The 2019 Winter Art & Crafts EXPO at the Evanston Art Center open now through December 21, 2019 … Continue reading

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For Martin Luther King Jr.–haiku & art

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#PoetryFriday–Justice, Martin Luther King Jr., & Women’s March

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m going to the Young Women’s March Rally 2019, this Saturday in Chicago. Our temps here are dropping rapidly and it’s going to be quite cold so I’m glad they are doing an hour and a half rally … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–Remembering #Kristallnacht

I had a different post planned for today, a sneak peak at what I’ve been working on for the Evanston Art Center’s forthcoming Winter Art EXPO Holiday Show that’s opening next week. But this morning I decided to jettison that … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Vote Blue!

Vote Blue, Blue Wave Peace Pumpkin, 10-31-2018, Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! Our Midterm US elections are in less than a week. I’m using this opportunity to encourage all US citizens to take part in their civic duty and get out and … Continue reading

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