Tag Archives: Freedom

#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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Poetry Friday: Responsibility and Freedom

For this 4th of July Poetry Friday I’m thinking about Responsibility and Freedom. I’m sharing a poem, some art and a taste from the Charles White art exhibit now at The Art Institute of Chicago. If you are here in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday, FREE–AN ECHO TO LANGSTON HUGHES–Golden Shovel

Sharing a WIP watercolor along with my golden shovel poem, FREE–AN ECHO TO LANGSTON HUGHES. The poem reflects on this past weeks hurricanes and again our times. I feel everyone ought  to be able to dream, although this simple act is … Continue reading

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American Writers Museum & Sonnet for Poetry Friday

       About two weeks ago I visited Chicago’s NEW American Writers Museum, with a couple of my Picture Book Illustration Students. They are featured by Paul O. Zelinsky’s tree mural, that’s in the Children’s gallery. In another gallery … Continue reading

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Free Lady Liberty Freedom Postcard

Offering up my Lady Liberty Freedom Postcard as a free download at my website: michellekogan.com For all that would like to use it for mailing, click on Free Downloads at my site. The easies way to get it is to drag … Continue reading

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My Sign for Women’s March on Chicago

Almost finished with my sign for Saturday’s Women’s March on Chicago!

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A #Haikuforhealing for Hanukkah and all our winter holidays

light a lamp eight nights, illuminate freedom, peace, and understanding! © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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