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#PoetryFriday–#SPRING!

Happy Poetry Friday I’m Celebrating Spring and spreading around thoughts to encourage all our plants to come up out of the ground! SPRINT TO SPRING Dandelion dancing to rags of Scott Joplin’s “Gladiola’s” in my Kick-up Cartwheel sprint to SPRING! … 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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#PoetryFriday–Vote & #Inktober

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m here with a mix of poetry and art to raise consciousness for the US Midterm Elections. My illustration accompanies my poem which was inspired by Calef Brown’s prompt on Michelle Heidenrich Barnes’ blog site Today’s Little … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Flower Bids So Long…

WIP End Season Flowers, © 2018 Michelle Kogan, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday. I’m sharing some poems and art about Season’s End, changes, and another amazing Moon flower. FLOWER BIDS SO LONG… I’ve taken a turn decisively east– Petals … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Semipalmated Sandpipers

Semipalmated sandpiper WIP, © 2018 Michelle Kogan Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been back and forth to our beach this last week, watching these wonderful small semipalmated sandpipers as they migrate through the Chicago area enroute to their winter home in … Continue reading

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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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iMovie: Michelle Kogan’s Gallery Walk Narratives of Nature Watercolors by Michelle Kogan

Here are some movie clips from my Gallery Walk for Narratives of Nature Watercolors by Michelle Kogan. The exhibit is at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum which opened July 13th and runs through October 13, 2013.   I also have a … Continue reading

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Pics from EXPO CHGO 2012!

Here are some pics from the EXPO CHGO  2012 art exhibit at Navy Pier that my husband and I viewed on Sunday. It featured 100 exhibitors with strong and inspiring work. Most of the images are identified,  hover over the … Continue reading

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