Tag Archives: Golden Shovel Poem

Poetry Friday: Thoreau, Nature, & Poetry Swap

Wildlife Comes to Lake Shore Drive, endangered species, © 2013 Michelle Kogan, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Available in my online Etsy Shop Michelle Kogan Fine Art I read last week that today is Henry David Thoreau’s Birthday (I think from … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Rising up & Art

Rose Red Reality, © 2017 Michelle Kogan, watercolor and watercolor pencil. FOREVER WE’LL RISE From Maya Angelou STILL I RISE Always Strive higher, But hold onto your dignity. Still– Always speak your thoughts, like they’re yours alone, precious as Air. … 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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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

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