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Poetry Friday–Hanukkah light, Solstice & Ukraine

Happy Poetry Friday! dance hanukkah flames spread light and freedom, fill hearts with joy and hope!  © Michelle Kogan Here’s a short solstice haiku, welcoming winter and more light each day… solstice soirée breathe… live… love…laugh, and help someone. © … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Winter Seeds/Bulbs & New Watercolor Sketchbook…

serene seed angels spread wings and ride wind’s whirls, while winter tucks them tight. © 2022 Michelle Kogan draft Happy Poetry Friday I’ve been busy trying out the 4 x 4 poem form, ever since I saw Tanita Davis’ post … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Recipe Poem Challenge

Happy Poetry Friday! Again the month has escaped me… My poem is from the Poetry Sister’s November challenge: to write a recipe poem, I’m hoping mine fits the menu, perhaps with a few substitutions… Thanks for the challenge  Laura,  Tanita, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–

Happy Poetry Friday! The fall colors we’ve had in Chicago have been spectacular! I walked by this tree (above) a few days ago and was so taken by it, I don’t know why I didn’t take it’s picture then… I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–THINK BLUE-VOTE BLUE

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m thinking and channeling blue… And today I’m sharing a poem from Reflections on the Teche, Margaret Simon’s blog post of yesterday for, This Photo Wants to be a Poem. It was a photo from a former … 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–”The BOP” Milkweed, & Summer Poem Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week is from the Poetry Sister’s August Challenge, which was to write a poem with the poem form: The Bop. You can mosey on over here to view the basic structure for this poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Haikus, Stars, & Poem Walks…

Star-sparkle For Linda Mitchell august morning star stirs hope and wonder, spread her sparkle… © Michelle Kogan Can’t help thinking about Linda Mitchell when I see my morning glories with their beautiful star pattern… Happy Poetry Friday! Busy week, so … 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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