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Poetry Friday-Definito Poem Prompt

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing a definito poem this week, from the Poetry Sister’s September poem prompt. Thanks Heidi Mordhorst for creating this form! And thanks to all the Poetry Sister’s for the prompt: Laura, Tanita, Mary Lee, Liz, Kelly, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Quick Fall Post…

Happy Poetry Friday & Happy Fall Stopping in quickly to wish all a Happy Fall! It’s been a busy week and another ahead of me– Something new is brewing… I’ll fill you in on the why’s perhaps next week…But for … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Hummingbird

Happy Poetry Friday! I caught a few moments of a lovely female ruby-throated hummingbird while painting outside last week… Ruby-throated hummingbird hovers by my sidewith windmill-wingsand inquisitive eyes, eyes that gaze into minewithout a wink, in steady linetill body side-juts … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–September & Ladybugs…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m looking for that breath, that break, pause, between summer and fall… I haven’t found it yet, but I like September’s changes reminding me to keep on looking. evening sky grows a wee bit darker each day, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday— Endings & Beginnings…

Happy Poetry Friday and Welcome September… BEGINNINGS & ENDINGS Endings and beginningsDoes nature have a beginningwhat about beauty…Can we get caught upin a field of fall flowerstall grasses intertwinedbees anxious for their last bit of summer nectar– Watch bee– As … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Nature…

Happy Poetry Friday! Margaret Simon shared an intriguing image from the Salish Sea this week for her THIS PHOTO WANTS TO BE A POEM post. I was so taken by the name Salish Sea, I had to look it up … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Summer Garden Treasures, and more “Things We Feel”

Happy Poetry Friday! This week I’m sharing some treasures from my backyard garden… ZUCCHINI ODE(To A Favorite Vegie!) Zucchini how’d you grow like that? Curving like a crescent moon. Maybe you came from up above from a seed dropped by … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Firefly, Acrostic Maya Angelou, & New Pomelo book–THINGS WE FEEL

hey firefly…you lift my night and sparklesfill me inside © Michelle Kogandraft HAPPY POETRY FRIDAY! This month the Poetry Sister’s challenge for the month of July was to write an acrostic poem taken from Maya Angelou’s poem STILL I RISE–the … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Covid, Cakewalk & Monarch’s Endangered…

This past week… I’ve been up to my elbows in soap, disinfecting anything in sight while trying to keep the cruel airborne Covid Virus from coming my way. My husband came down with Covid, I sure wouldn’t wish this on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-Humanity

Happy Poetry Friday! Thought I’d share some garden beauty this week… HUMANITY’S HYDRANGEA Let me lose myself in pom-pom pink profusions of nature’s woven four-floret tapestry, it’s contagious lopsided perfection of lavender, purple, and pink values leave me breathless— Yet, … Continue reading

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