Tag Archives: mother nature

Poetry Friday–Naomi Shihab Nye– “Kindness” & Nature

Milkweed, Hollyhock, Monarchs, Bee, and Dragonfly, © 2016 Michelle Kogan, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday! Our Host this week is Mary Lee Hahn. Mary Lee is celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye–and asked us all to join in. I took … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 29 #haiku & recycled #WIP due to time shortage…

hey mother nature  us birds and flowers are here,  don’t ya know it’s spring… © 2019 Michelle Kogan   For National Poetry Month, I’m writing poems inspired by art that I create or have created. Visit these spots on line to … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Solstice Treasures…

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy Winter Solstice I have a menagerie of treasures to share today. I’ve been star gazing for about the last week, late at night and have taken in an abundance of stars via my window. I’m … Continue reading

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#Inktober Day 8 & List Poem

AUTUMN CHANGES Autumn under your nose ushers in all kinds of change– already spent flowers anemone’s that waited amber, ochre leaves afire, a’ glowing marigolds, zinnias, and mums anticipated pumpkins and gourds altering breezes accordion temps toppling this way and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-Summer Poetry Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! Today I am sharing a Poetry Swap treasure-trove I received recently. But first I would like to give a big thanks to poet, writer, and friend, Tabatha Yeatts, for organizing the swap, and providing us all with this … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: FALL CALLS –Reverso poems

Welcome fall, and Poetry Friday. I’ve had Marilyn Singer’s book, Echo, Echo, REVERSO POEMS about  GREEK MYTHS, out from the library for a long time. Finally ready to let it go and return it. The structure and ideas behind her … Continue reading

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Poem for Day 7 of ‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬

April April ushers in with a whisper dusting away last nights unwanted snowflakes while critters all hold tight. April continues with a wallop, temps hop-skotching here and there, Dear Mother Nature Do lend us your hand. © Michelle Kogan

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Spring Inspired Sketch and Tanka

  I’m featured today on Michelle Heidenrich Barnes blog Today’s Little Ditty: http://michellehbarnes.blogspot.com/ with my sketch and spring inspired tanka. Emerging greens tingle into my toes, Mesmerize my imagination’s yearn, Now Mother Nature, Spring! © Michelle Kogan

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Mother nature haiku and quick sketch for May 1, 2014

may barely begins the sun crawls out while mother nature drags her feet

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Mother Nature Haiku and Art For Mother’s Day: Mother’s and Daughters

mother nature mom nurturing stoic resilience spirit our journey  

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