Tag Archives: NaPoWriMo

#NaPoWriMo Day 30 & Thanks

I just received this beautiful book from Kathy Temean– She  recently featured it on her blog, Writing and Illustrating, Sharing Information About Writing and Illustrating for Children; it’s a treasure in words and art, many thanks Kathy!  For the last day of … Continue reading

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Day 28 of the 2017 Kidlitosphere Progressive Poem, Poetry Friday & #NaPoWriMo–Oh my!

  It’s Poetry Friday, and the annual Progressive Poem, that began way back on April 1st, has landed at my port. Irene Latham began the Progressive Poem, in 2012.  Which begins each year April 1st and and runs through April 30th. The Poetry Friday community and all … Continue reading

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NapoWriMo Day 26–Thank you haiku

I received this lovely postcard at the beginning of April from Irene Latham, writer and poet, who has been posting ARTSPEAK! Portrait poems, and hosting the Progressive Poem on her blog this month. Check out both, they are wonderful! The opposite … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 24, #WIP, & EAC Spring Session 2 Art Classes

Beauty and Spring Flowers Beauties there in front of you, patiently waiting,  just open up your eyes . . . © 2017 Michelle Kogan My Evanston Art Center Spring Session 2 art classes start next week- May 1st, I’m offering the … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 23, #watercolor, #poems, #picturebooks

Growing Poetry   To write each day far from a chore, will open up magical doors.   To read, to think, is like one’s breath– Ideas sprout and scenes are set.   Attend your tool. carve out your time, plant … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 18 haiku & watercolor

towering tulip took me three times to capture her springtime splendor. . . © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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#NaPoWriMo day 16–Poem inspired by a small old cemetery

Hidden Cemeteries Reflections of holidays, spiritual journeys join, taking pauses, connecting with earlier bygone times. Stumbling on cemeteries, story stones remembrance, lineage lines redefined, openings into a past. Fragmented shaped memories, eternal shadows speaking, carry traditions forward, kindle candles forever. … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 15 frogs and the Frick

Beware the pair of bullfrogs of the Frick, Posing fellows that you can snap a pic. Unguarded guardians who Spew water right in your view, They’re the only art there you’ll copy quick. © 2017 Michelle Kogan Pen sketch from … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday & #NaPoWriMo Cherry Blossom Crossroads 

Crossroads of cherry blossom change Navigating the present path pondering the future, re-arrange. Springtime budding, knowledge blooming, collegial fledglings solo flight, all grown up and unassuming. Petals poised for opening wide, determined hearts, diligent minds, Loving support, let fledglings guide. … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo NYC

springtime’s aglow in nyc’s washington  park people parade. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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