Tag Archives: Mary Lee Hahn

Poetry Friday–Ekphrastic Dodoitsu Poems

SPRING’S PERENNIAL LOVE I’m here, awaiting your love leaves stretch-wide welcoming you,your overlooked blue crocus with blushed affections, xox © 2022 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! My post today is all about Ekphrastic Dodoitsu poems. It was offered as a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Exquisite Corpse Poems

Happy Poetry Friday! Way back at the end of January, the Poetry Sisters invited us all to participate in another poem prompt. The focus for February would be to write an exquisite corpse poem, ah what fun this was, thank … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Winter

Happy Poetry Friday! IN WINTER In winter Calm crawls in between bitter cold banks of blustery snow howling fierce winds and winter blankets all. In winter Majesty musters in ponders profundity appears uncannily between sandpaper dry air and stands on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–ODE TO AUTUMN

Happy Poetry Friday On the heels of Thanksgiving I have an ODE TO AUTUMN poem, offered to us as a prompt by the Poetry Sisters’. And what a grand prompt this was in our month of giving thanks, to offer … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Holiday Lights & “This Photo Wants to be…”

hanukkah lights spreadglowing warmth, like familyleaning in for hugs © 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’m in with a couple short poems today as I’m busy preparing for a Holiday Show, the Evanston Art Center’s 19th Annual Winter Arts … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday— Bird’s Feeding–Native Chicagoan’s…

Happy Poetry Friday! Last week the new named Poetry Group, the Inklings, including Margaret Simon, Catherine Flynn, Linda Mitchell, Heidi Mordhorst, Molly Hogan, and Mary Lee Hahn, challenged themselves to write ghazal’s for their monthly prompt. Well, I’ve written at … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Hang’n out with Pygmy Sloths & Change…

HANG’N OUT WITH CHANGE… If we could be slow as sloths in mangrove trees, could we start thinking about you and we, and bring change for everybody…   © 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’m all in with this friendly … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Hummingbird and Cucumbers…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m immersed in my garden and its visitors. Enjoy the romp round my green-filled grounds… SUMMER GRATITUDE I missed hummingbird once, then twicewith my Oh! And off she flew… At 7:00ish as sun slackened, I sat waiting— … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Celebrating Mary Lee!

We’re celebrating Mary Lee Hahn, teacherEXTRAORDINAIREwith rose-tipped dances andgreen gypsy-stemmed applause! © 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! For Poetry Friday this week, we are celebrating Mary Lee Hahn, Poet, Teacher, Naturalist, and all around Extraordinary Person, as she steps … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–April National Poetry Month

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy National Poetry Month! I’m sharing all things Spring, with poems and art for the opening of National Poetry Month! LILAC BUDS Lilac buds prickle me alive. Spring hides inside small buds,curling inside each unfurled floweret. … Continue reading

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