Tag Archives: Tulips

Poetry Friday–Tulips & Baby Leaves…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m sharing more #PoemsofPresence. The first one, from my notebook comes from thinking and wondering about poet, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, and her 100 tulips that she planted last fall… I was wondering if they are up and … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Lollipop… & Moon

Happy Poetry Friday! Sharing some of my front yard tulips that were begging to be seen… lollipop tulips lollygagging mid may’s day away… © 2020 Michelle Kogan   And a poem that Dear Moon asked me to write… DEAR MOON … Continue reading

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#PoetryFriday: Early Spring

Belted Kingfisher and Tulips, WIP, © 2019 Michelle Kogan, Watercolor and watercolor pencil Happy Poetry Friday! I have Spring on my mind, hence I’m focusing on Spring poems and Spring Art. To all my friends in colder climates, wouldn’t you … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 17 haiku and WIP watercolor

transfixed by indoor tulips, sparrow waits patiently… © 2018 Michelle Kogan On my blog for National Poetry Writing Month I’ve been focusing on flora, fauna, and our environment. Here’s a list of the poems I’ve posted so far: Poem one– … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 14 haiku and sketch

indoor tulips stand gallantly, waiting, waiting … for midwest to warm. © 2018 Michelle Kogan

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#NaPoWriMo Day 18 haiku & watercolor

towering tulip took me three times to capture her springtime splendor. . . © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ Day 17 haiku and quick watercolor ‪#‎sketch‬

tulip tango thrice, petals patiently unwrap spring’s waiting presence… © 2016 Michelle Kogan  

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‪#‎NaPoWriMo‬ day 3 ‪#‎haiku‬ and quick ‪#‎pensketch‬ with ‪#‎watercolor‬

took a tulip break, bee came by without a buzz, back to work for me… © 2016 Michelle Kogan

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A haiku and quick sketch for our drizzling/sunny Chicago spring day…

  drizzling tulips soaking in sun while dancing raindrops nourish spring © Michelle Kogan

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Tulip haiku and quick sketch

tulip walk talking colors striped mysteries messages in tongues

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