Tag Archives: Waiting

#NaPoWriMo day 14 haiku and sketch

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

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Poetry Friday-Lee Bennett Hopkins Birthday Bash! and #NaPoWriMo day 13

  A Celebration of Jubilation of Historical Consideration! With Bookish Balloons and Wild Wacky Words, Marvelous Metaphors and Scrumptious  Similes! Stir them Shake them Stick them In a Pan Dim the Lights Drum Roll  Please… It’s  A Birthday Bash for … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 11 poem & sketch

APRIL SNAKE Slithering snake caught me by surprise while sunning herself in April’s warm eyes. Off she scurried, through left-over-fall leaves, hiding in the myriad of Spring’s drying sheaves. I waited, and waited, and watched–holding my stance tightly, seeking her … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 10 #skinnypoem and #sketch

ANIMAL TRACKS Animals hunting for spring looking for forest tracks underneath snow, forest floors changing, waking forest hunting for animals looking for Spring! © 2018 Michelle Kogan   My Poems for National Poetry Writing Month: Poem one–  DEAR APRIL Poem … Continue reading

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January #haiku and morning #sketch

snow capped suzies caught in winter’s wonderland dreaming of spring © 2018 Michelle Kogan  

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#NaPoWriMo Day 2–Limerick and WIP

Indulging Helleborus Helleborus is in a hurry– Get me in my ground, come now scurry. The soil is ripe and ready, plant me, I’m tall and steady, forget your sketch, you make me flurry. I’ll skip my shower, put off … Continue reading

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‪#‎Sketch‬ and ‪#‎poem‬ while waiting …

Waiting waiting… waiting … waiting … watching while I’m waiting- sketching while I’m waiting- busy … busy … busy … playing while she’s waiting- moving while she’s waiting- we’re both finished waiting, we’re both ready to stop waiting … waiting … Continue reading

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Tanka poem and quick watercolor sketch…

I created this quick sketch while waiting with my daughter in a small city park, in our fair city, Chicago… August City Break Rise high city of broad shoulders, showering  sunshine across your late August afternoon, Linger, autumns afoot… © Michelle Kogan

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Earth Day Poem: Waiting and quick sketch for NaPoWriMo day 22, 2014

Waiting waiting for weather to warm waiting for last years blooms to begin to bud waiting for a quiet space within waiting to weed out what’s not needed and follow what is waiting for an easy breath a big sigh … Continue reading

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