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Valentines Day

Happy ValentinesDay!

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Poetry Friday: ‘Twas the Eve of X-Mass–WIP

  One of Saint Nick’s well Reindeer, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday! I believe my poem for this week was heavily influenced by the very bad sinus infection I’ve had. The poem is a WIP, a take on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Ode to Poinsettia & WIP

Our days have shortened and gotten dark here in the Midwest U.S., so I’m going to share some colors of the season in poetry and art for Poetry Friday. The art is: Poinsettia, a WIP watercolor and watercolor pencil painting. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–STILLNESS OF TREETOPS & sketch

Happy Poetry Friday! I took a break one morning, before going off to teach and started this poem. I think it began as a Fib, but don’t remember. I had every intention of sketching the view through my studio window … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Halloween’s almost here…

Happy Poetry Friday! as Halloween is fast approaching I’m sharing a Halloween inspired poem-story, and art to wet your appetite. Wishing all a spoooooky fun-filled Halloween!   WIRY WINNEY RIDES AGAIN Wiry Winney whirled through the town, haunting all children … Continue reading

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#Inktober day 21, 2017 and Haiku

patient zinnias sparkling proudly in falls splendor. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday tanka, #inktober and painting

I’m wrapped in the roundness of fall, and for Poetry Friday I’m sharing  an autumnal tanka poem and ink and watercolor painting; also for inktober. I’m also sharing a  fall poem by Carl Sandburg and one by Mary Oliver. SEEDS … Continue reading

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#Inktober day 10 #pumpkins & #haiku

wrap the roundness of fall’s season around you. ©2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober Day 4 Penguins and Haiku

African penguins– spheniscus demersus want your care! © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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#Inktober2017 Day 3: haiku and pen sketch

  bees and me vie for a view of autumnal changing colors. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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