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Poetry Friday–NATURE PRAYER

It’s been a hard week,… I began with a few sentences on a cardboard scrap sometime before Sunday, PLANETARY PRAYER sitting on an apocalyptic-like precipicetime for introspective pauseand inclusive planetary new direction © 2022 Michelle Kogandraft I let it sit, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–4th of July

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy 4th! I thought about family, as my family will be gathering this weekend, and it made me think of the song here, Family Affair. I’m sharing poems reflecting on the 4th, and the hearings unfolding… … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Roundup Is Here! Dads Day

Happy Poetry Friday! Happy Dad’s Day! & Happy Summer! The Poetry Friday Roundup is here! Please add your posts to Mister Linky below… I’m looking forward to getting around and reading all of your poetry posts throughout the weekend. Friday … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Window Bays

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve had a week off between my Spring and Summer Teaching. So, morning Light and I played with words, and momentarily camouflaged the ever present din that seems to wrap around us… I woke with a poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Hummingbird and Cucumbers…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m immersed in my garden and its visitors. Enjoy the romp round my green-filled grounds… SUMMER GRATITUDE I missed hummingbird once, then twicewith my Oh! And off she flew… At 7:00ish as sun slackened, I sat waiting— … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Sky, Sun, & Water

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week was inspired by Margaret Simon’s prompt, from her post this week on THIS PHOTO WANTS TO BE A POEM… I wrote the poem, didn’t have a chance to post it, then tweaked it … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Rosh Hashanah Card & Twister Poems

Happy Poetry Friday! Well I don’t know about you, but I don’t really know where the summer escaped too… I’m never really ready to let go of summer, even though I love fall. Summer feels fanciful, whimsical, and magical to … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Poem Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! Today I’m celebrating summer with my Summer 2020 Poem Swap sent to me by Rebecca Herzog. I was delighted to receive this lovely, feel good poem and watercolor celebrating summer and sparkles–this helped me to remember it’s … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-Summer Etheree’s

Happy Poetry Friday!   I’m having a summer play-day with this etheree poetry prompt given to us by the Poetry Princesses/Poetry Sisters. Laura Purdie Salas, one of the Poetry Sisters suggested using   #poetrypals as a hashtag. I took a few … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Summer Poem Swap

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m Happy to share my Summer Poem Swap that very recently arrived from Rebecca Herzog. While working on a poem for me, Rebecca researched insects from my area. She came up with the very ancient pondhawk dragonfly. … Continue reading

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