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Veteran’s Day–diamente poem

VETERAN’S LIGHT Light,  unsung worldwide– Start celebrating, remembering  Veteran’s Day Veteran heroes– Honor, embrace, support  stalwart, eternal   illumination. ©2018 Michelle Kogan A diamente poem and art for Veterans past and present around our small world.    

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#Inktober day 23 In Memory of Michael Bricis

My inktober sketch and tanka poem today is in memory of a dear, kind, artist we just lost Michael Bricis. PUMPKINS AND DIVERSITY (Letter “P”) In memory of Michael Bricis–a master of the pen, and whom we will all remember fondly. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-Golden Shovel/Speak Out

I’m taken by the high school students continued activism, walk-outs, and marching that are happening here in the U.S. My poems for Poetry Friday this week come from these thoughts. This first poem is from the prompt that Michelle Heidenrich … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Bid Farewell Old Year

Welcoming Poetry Friday, this last one of the year,  with a simple adieu to 2017 and a humble hello to 2018–with a tanka and a poem by W. S. Merwin, To The New Year. BID FAREWELL OLD YEAR Look upon … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday: “What If” & #Inktober day 6 sketch

I walk pretty much daily; it’s a comforting place for collecting one’s thoughts and temporarily letting go of all that is happening in our small world, which is quite full lately. So while taking in the inviting fall changes I … 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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A #Haikuforhealing for Hanukkah and all our winter holidays

light a lamp eight nights, illuminate freedom, peace, and understanding! © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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#haikuforhealing inspired by a New Card

A customer inquired about making an elephant holiday card. I went to my endangered friend the Asian Elephant for inspiration. The card inspired my haiku. http://www.MichelleKoganFineArt.etsy.com thanks for december’s surprise, drawing sensitive elephants for all! © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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#Sketch and #Haiku

an overwhelming week calls for blankets of hugs  for humanity © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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Peace Bear and Haiku

spreading tidings of reconciliation and peace throughout the land… © 2015 Michelle Kogan Cheers and Happy Holidays from Peace Bear!

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