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Happy Poetry Friday and Happy Winter Solstice I have a menagerie of treasures to share today. I’ve been star gazing for about the last week, late at night and have taken in an abundance of stars via my window. I’m … Continue reading
Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing my first Origin poem. It came out of a poetry workshop I was at a few weeks ago at the Poetry Foundation, here in Chicago. The workshop was on research and how poets incorporate … Continue reading
VETERAN’S LIGHT Light, unsung worldwide– Start celebrating, remembering Veteran’s Day Veteran heroes– Honor, embrace, support stalwart, eternal illumination. ©2018 Michelle Kogan A diamente poem and art for Veterans past and present around our small world.
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
Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing some art and poems that were inspired by and begun while in Door County, WI. My first poem is a golden shovel that I built from Langston Hughes’ poem Dreams. DREAMS What shall we hold … … Continue reading
Happy Poetry Friday and Happy Mother’s Day. I have the pleasure today of featuring a rich and varied collection of poems from Michelle Heidenrich Barnes’ The Best of Today’s Little Ditty 2016, Poems for Our Mothers. This is Michelle’s second poetry … Continue reading
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
I received a surprise envelope all the way from tropical Hawaii this week. With these lovely drawings and haiku to accompany. They came from Joy Acey, and she also sent me a beautiful card with a view of their “island … Continue reading
imaginary travel to fluorescent filled springtime shangri-la © Michelle Kogan
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