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Poetry Friday–Democracy & Beginnings…

beginnings can be difficult–but we can chooseto begin again…© 2021 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! My thoughts and poems are on the events of our US Certification Day, and the aftermath that unfolded… I’m still processing, but I’m also in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Art: Process, Practice, Presentation, Student’s of Michelle Kogan

Happy Poetry Friday! Today I’m Happy to share with you images from my Student’s Exhibit: ART: PROCESS, PRACTICE, PRESENTATION. We had a wonderful opening last Sunday with delectable edibles and conversations! The artwork is from four classes that I teach … Continue reading

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#PoetryFriday–Voices for Climate & Justice

Happy Poetry Friday! This has been quite a week between the frigid cold we’ve had here in Chicago, and the beginning of the Impeachment hearings… I found a post by artist/Illustrator Emma Reynolds, whose from across the pond, calling for … Continue reading

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2018 Successes/Accomplishments– Writing and Art

I’m participating in Julie Hedlund’s 12 Days of Christmas which she’s offering via emails and in a facebook group. The goal to get our creative writing juices flowing for the New Year. Today’s prompt is to focus on our successes. … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–Remembering #Kristallnacht

I had a different post planned for today, a sneak peak at what I’ve been working on for the Evanston Art Center’s forthcoming Winter Art EXPO Holiday Show that’s opening next week. But this morning I decided to jettison that … Continue reading

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Vote Blue November 6, 2018 US Midterm Elections

 

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Poetry Friday–I AM From Poems

Roger’s Park Dunes Restoration and Piping Plover, endangered species, © 2018, Michelle Kogan, painted in 2012, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday and Fall! As much as I love the changing seasons and colors of fall, I still have … Continue reading

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Michelle Kogan’s Art is Featured this Week on Harold Underdown’s FB cover photo

This week I am happy to have my art  featured as the cover photo on Harold Underdown’s FB page. Harold is a children’s book editor and the author of  The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s Books. It’s a great … Continue reading

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