Tag Archives: Michelle Kogan Fine Art Etsy Shop

Poetry Friday–Window Bays

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve had a week off between my Spring and Summer Teaching. So, morning Light and I played with words, and momentarily camouflaged the ever present din that seems to wrap around us… I woke with a poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday- Climate Change–Metaphor Dice Poem

Happy Poetry Friday and National Poetry Month! Jone Rush MacCulloch is hosting this week’s Poetry Friday Roundup at her blog, Jone Rush MacCulloch. She has a treasure trove of bubbling poetry goodness to offer, so do stop by her post. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Ukraine & Spring Cards

Happy Poetry Friday! As many others I have also had Ukraine and the Ukrainian people on my mind this last week. This unfounded War is an attack on Democracy everywhere. I wanted to help in some way and researched various … 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–Cycling & Breath

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem below was inspired by Margaret Simon’s blog post yesterday for, THIS PHOTO WANTS TO BE A POEM, on her blog Reflections on the Teche. I substituted a bicycle photo of my own, so do drop … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Potpourri with More Sky…

Happy Poetry Friday! Continuing on with my fascination with the sky, this week I was inspired by turbulence in our night sky… PREMONITION Sky canopy jostling this way and that can’t decide on it’sdirection or pull, branches and leavesgalloping willy-nilly … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Woodpeckers for #NPM & New Mom’s Day Card

Happy Poetry Friday! I ‘m continually taken by our fine feathered Downy woodpecker friends. They don’t fly away and come back, but take residence here all winter long. Last week I heard an unfamiliar bird call I was trying to … 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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Poetry Friday–Dizain Poem & Environmental Callings

Happy Poetry Friday I’ve taken up the Poetry Sisters March challenge of writing a dizain poem for closing out the month of March. Look for more dizain poems with the hashtag #PoetryPals. DIZAIN FOR SPRING Spring springs discombobulating senses. Teasing … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–More #haikuforhope

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing some haiku, haiga, and bookmarks today. This haiga print was part of my package that I sent to Tricia Stohr-Hunt for this summer’s poem swap. It’s available in my Etsy Shop as a print and … Continue reading

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