Tag Archives: gardens

#Inktober day 17 letter “J” & haiku

garden jamble jungle vines autumns jumbling by… © 2018 Michelle Kogan

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Haiku, Nature, pen sketch, Plein Air Art, Poem, Quick Sketches, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poetry Friday–Butterflies and Bees

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome to my backyard … I’ve been in awe at the number of monarchs I have visiting in my garden this summer. There are sometimes five fluttering around at the same time. I’m sharing the path of … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Haiku, Nature, Nature photos, Painting, Plein Air Art, Poem, Quick Sketches, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Poetry Friday: Bookmarks

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m celebrating books and bookmarks today, just because I love both and because I have a bevy of bookmark offerings in my online Etsy shop that would love to meet up with one of your books at, … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Exhibits, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Pencil Drawing, Plein Air Art, Poem, Quick Sketches, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

#NaPoWriMo day 28 haiku and WIP fairy sketch

rise primrose despite spring’s despicable chill © 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

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Haiku, Nature, pen sketch, Pencil Drawing, Plein Air Art, Poem, Quick Sketches, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

#Inktober day 5 & okra haiku

OKRA PATIENCE okra we waited together patiently all summer long … © 2017 Michelle Kogan  

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Home, Nature, pen sketch, Plein Air Art, Poem, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poetry Friday–Poems form poems

  I’m sharing two beautiful poems I received last week from Tabatha Yeatts, for the Summer Poetry Sway. Tabatha shared with me May Sarton’s poem, The Work of Happiness. She then wrote Fellowship, an ekphrastic golden shovel using the painting I did … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Poetry Friday & #NaPoWriMo Nature

Speak for Nature Who will speak for nature? In spring when all is renewed, reborn, buds unfolding, magically coming to life, soil oozing over your shoes, filled with nutrients–All kinds of crawlers and creepers enriching our plants, robins calling back … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Plein Air Art, Poem, Quick Sketches, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Poetry Friday-haiku and sketch

can you hear the birds february’s songbirds, they’re chattering, they’re here. © 2017 Michelle Kogan   Thanks Penny Parker Klosterman for hosting Poetry Friday today, visit her blog for more Poetry Friday poems at:pennyklostermann.com

Posted in Haiku, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Plein Air Art, Poem, Quick Sketches, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Garden ‪#‎watercolor‬/pen ‪#‎sketch‬ and ‪#‎haiku

meandering maze of garden menagerie greet all your senses… © 2016 Michelle Kogan Above: Garden Menagerie and Bee, © 2016 Michelle Kogan, pen and watercolor.

Posted in Children's Illustration & Writing, Haiku, Nature, Painting, pen sketch, Plein Air Art, Poem, Quick Sketches, Sketchbooks, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Geranium ink sketch and Haiku, #inktober Day 8, 2015

Capturing my Geraniums before the weather takes them away… geranium, proud fall teardrops flowing throughout my changing garden… © Michelle Kogan 2015

| Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment