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Poetry Friday—Autumn–Haiku & Tanka Prompt

daring dahliaignites eyes, and autumn’s imagination…© 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday, and Happy Autumn! I’m sharing a Tanka poem from the Poetry Sister’s September Poem Prompt. Our challenge: respond to another tanka “poem we love from the Poetry Friday … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Rondelet

Happy Poetry Friday! Last week I was taken with Alan J Wright’s Rondelet poem and decided to try one… Thanks Alan for your poem and structure for writing it! I was happy to welcome the structure of this succinct poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Apples, Wrens, and Fall…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing a poem and WIP watercolor painting. I don’t have a title yet for the poem, it’s very new… Follow nature let her lead you into Falls harvest with abundant apples mimicking earth’s ever-turning roundness. Apples … 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 – Summer Poem Swap & Villanelle Prompt

Happy Poetry Friday! Today I’m happy to share my Gorgeous Summer Poetry Swap art and poem written and painted by Iphigene Daradar in the Philippines. I received my poetry swap from Iphigene last week via email, and serendipitously I sent … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Sky, Sun, & Water

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week was inspired by Margaret Simon’s prompt, from her post this week on THIS PHOTO WANTS TO BE A POEM… I wrote the poem, didn’t have a chance to post it, then tweaked it … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–#NPM 2021: Spring

Happy Poetry Friday and National Poetry Month! Spring plants are emerging, and I’m waiting on my backyard milkweed to push-on-through the soil… And then monarchs come. This week I’m celebrating with Spring poems that I’ve been writing for NPM. I’m … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Spring & Actions for Hate Crimes

Happy Poetry Friday and Welcome SPRING! Trying to welcome Spring, though Spring has decided to temporarily take leave, I hear she may return next week. Anyway, here’s a poem for Spring Crocus’ and a WIP watercolor with bits of white … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-“Creative Brain”

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been participating in Laura Shovan’s 9th Annual February Poetry Project, where we write a poem a day during February. This year our poem prompt focus is the body. My Poem-Drawing here is from a prompt this … 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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