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#NaPoWriMo–Progressive Poem

Ah… the 2018 Kidlitosphere Progressive Poem has landed at my portal. For a little backstory, the Progressive Poem was created by Irene Latham, poet and author, in 2012, and occurs during National Poetry Month. Irene selects a poet to write … 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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Day 8: Haiku for National Poetry Writing Month

My day 8 poem,  for National Poetry Writing Month was influenced by the mornings soft falling rain. For more info visit: http://www.napowrimo.net tender spring raindrops pooling in puddles and plants awakening spring

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Hydrangea & Black Capped Chickadee: Plein Air Watercolor in Process

Sultry Summer Greetings!      This summer I’m teaching two Plein Air Classes. One at the Evanston Art Center and one at the Chicago Botanic Garden. While my students are busy working I try to squeeze in a painting or … Continue reading

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Juror for: “Nature’s Palette” an exhibit at Emily Oaks Nature Center

Here are selections from the 2012 Skokie Art Guild Members Exhibit, which I  juried. The Exhibit is called: “Nature’s Palette,” and is on exhibit at the Emily Oaks Nature Center, in Skokie, March 9th – April 20th.  I particularly enjoyed the … Continue reading

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