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Poetry Friday – Summer Poem Swap & Villanelle Prompt

Happy Poetry Friday! Today I’m happy to share my Gorgeous Summer Poetry Swap art and poem written and painted by Iphigene Daradar in the Philippines. I received my poetry swap from Iphigene last week via email, and serendipitously I sent … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Potpourri with More Sky…

Happy Poetry Friday! Continuing on with my fascination with the sky, this week I was inspired by turbulence in our night sky… PREMONITION Sky canopy jostling this way and that can’t decide on it’sdirection or pull, branches and leavesgalloping willy-nilly … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–TREES BREATH & Online Art Exhibit

  Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been thinking about …space in poems… negative space, tree’s space, and people’s space… Above is the flyer for an online exhibit I’m in, Where Are We Now? Activism of the Everyday, An International Juried Virtual … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Youth Climate Strike

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m joining the #ChicagoYouthClimateStrike, tomorrow, Friday 9-20-2019. Here’s my poster that has a poem I wrote for the march and rally.  GOOD CLIMATE Trees and bees,   Monarchs and seas  Children’s needs  Need:   Good climate  Good … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–Trees…

Happy Poetry Friday!  We are celebrating Trees this week, from a call for tree themed poetry from fellow poet, lover of nature, and blogger Christie Wyman. Christie is also hosting this weeks Poetry Friday Roundup at her blog Wondering and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–#Haiku4hope, Art & Music

  Happy Poetry Friday! I’m wringing out the old year with a wintery montage of #haikuforhope poems, and a wee bit of music to ease us all out of the year. Thanks Mary Lee Hahn for offering us all this … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Haiku

  boots and roots journey, together intertwining  through springtime changes…  © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober and haiku day 15, 2015

bend and blow mighty honey locust, for soon your leaves will all scatter… © Michelle Kogan 2015

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Inktober Day 1: Quick morning sketch and haiku, #inktober

quickly moving clouds captured October’s first sky, hurry they’ll be gone… © Michelle Kogan 2015

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A haiku and quick painting for spring’s flowering trees…

frilly flowering trees capture my eye in may’s emerging blossom’s © Michelle Kogan

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