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#NaPoWriMo Day 10 #skinnypoem and #sketch

ANIMAL TRACKS Animals hunting for spring looking for forest tracks underneath snow, forest floors changing, waking forest hunting for animals looking for Spring! © 2018 Michelle Kogan   My Poems for National Poetry Writing Month: Poem one–  DEAR APRIL Poem … Continue reading

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I’m an Authlete–March Madness! Poetry 2018

  Happy Poetry Friday! I woke up today, an ordinary day, my catch up day as I don’t teach, but I have a grand new challenge coming up. I’m happy to share I’ll be one of the 64 authletes competing … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Layers and Snow Sketch

Pencil sketch, © 2017 Michelle Kogan.  Taken from a pic of my sister and I when we were packed into many, many, many layers! (p.s. I’m in the front.) Happy Poetry Friday! I have to admit the poems I’m sharing … Continue reading

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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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Poetry Friday: Drear February-Tanka

Drear February’s slate gray day–Early morn light dismal, damp, and daunting. Refusing to meander on its way. ©2017 Michelle Kogan For more Poetry Friday poems visit: Jone at Check it Out for the Poetry Friday Roundup. Thanks for hosting Jone.

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Groundhog day #tanka and #sketch

Happy Groundhog Day! groundhog’s freedom march! sign-up, speak-out, today, inalienable rights for all critters and human animals too! © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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Story & quick sketch for the 6th Annual Halloweensie Contest 2016

Susanna Leonard Hill is once again hosting her Annual halloweensie Writing Contest, it’s the 6th this year. For the story we had to include these three words: moon, ghost, and spider. Our stories also have to appeal to kids and … Continue reading

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‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ day 2 the limerick and a sketch continue…

Flurries, ugh thought Trudy in the morning But paid no notion to this forewarning, Instead began humming Achoo, plants I’m coming Go away spring snow, outsides transforming! © 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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August morning sketch and haiku

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