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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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Poetry Friday: Poem Swap & Response

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

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Haiku and small painting for day 14 ‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬

imaginary travel to fluorescent filled springtime shangri-la © Michelle Kogan

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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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