Tag Archives: Kidlit

Happy Summer Solstice 2018

SUMMER SOLSTICE Sunrays Unmask Multitudes– Marigolds Echinacea Rose of sharon Snapdragon Ox eye daisy Liatris spicata Sunflower Tiger lily Impoea Clarkia Et Al.       © 2018 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday-#NaPoWriMo day 5 Tanka & Painting

Happy Poetry Friday, and National Poetry Month. I’ve had such a rich week perusing Jama Rattigan’s blog Jama’s Alphabet Soup and her postings of the many poets featuring poems this month! I’ve been following the Progressive Poem that Irene Latham … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Fib and Picture Books

For Poetry Friday, I wrote a little fib in honor of the SCBWI-IL Conference –Prairie Writer’s and Illustrator’s Day that I’m attending tomorrow and been preparing for. It’s a very wee ditty, for my wee time that I had. And … Continue reading

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#Inktober Day 11 study for #picture book & haiku

beware the autumn hand, it holds secrets only disclosed in books … ©2017 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday Macaroni & Chewy Cheese

I’m featuring silly limericks today for Poetry Friday. I heard through the grapevine that July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. Tabatha Yeatts, at The Opposite of Indifference, our Poetry Friday host extraordinaire put out a call for Mac … Continue reading

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