Tag Archives: nature

Thanks Giving 2017–Poem & Sketch

  I’m thankful for morning’s light filling my windows bird’s songs especially winter’s trees speaking throughout the seasons city critters view of their world friendships forever new and old home–holding love and family writing stories and poetry creating art that … Continue reading

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#Inktober day 7 and #Haiku

porcelain petals patient gifts tucked away, watch them wisely. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober Day 4 Penguins and Haiku

African penguins– spheniscus demersus want your care! © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober2017 Day 3: haiku and pen sketch

  bees and me vie for a view of autumnal changing colors. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober Day 1 + Haiku

moon flower leaves grin, pumpkin spreads and sighs, ah, autumns come. © 2017 Michelle Kogan   Happy 1st Day of Inktober!

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Yom Kippur Poem and Sketch

Baby Gorillas, Humanity, Michelle Kogan, © 2017, Sketched while walking through Lincoln Park Zoo. Yom Kippur Prayer Forgiveness Prayer,              for indiscretions,                     thoughtless acts,     … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Peace and Rosh Hashanah

I’m offering  up some heartfelt poetry and art (WIP, detail) for Poetry Friday–and this  full week, filled with spirtualism,  religious holidays, and social activism. Wednesday night began the Jewish Holiday Rosh Hashanah, one of the Jewish high holidays, where Jews … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Oatmeal for all

I’m sharing a poem that I composed earlier this week, the thoughts are reflections for the people who’ve all been affected by hurricane Harvey. I’m posting this from my phone while on a mini college visit with my daughter in … Continue reading

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Sail over to my SALE in my Etsy Shop!

There’s all different ways to Sail … Through the air …   Through water …   Through a river …   Through writing …     Sail by for my Sale in my online Etsy Shop: Michelle Kogan fine art … Continue reading

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Afternoon #Garden #Haiku

busy bee buzzing amongst milkweed marvels winters far away … © 2017 Michelle Kogan SaveSave

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