Tag Archives: Watercolor

#NaPoWriMo day 16- Moon prompt

  WHO’S IN THE MOON? Everyone thinks there’s a man in the moon I know there’s really a woman in there. As the stars come out, twinkling in nights sky, She winks at me with her special flair. But if … 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 7–Tanka & Ladybug

From a poem prompt David Harrison gave us at Renee LaTulippe’s blog No Water River. A LOVELY BEETLE Can you guess my name? “You’re lovely ladybug!” Yes, but I’m really a beetle, called ladybird, and sometimes lady beetle. Say, Coccinellidae, … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 2 haiku & azaleas

pink petals pose perplexities or spring’s possibilities © 2018 Michelle Kogan  

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Spring-art & poem

Happy Spring!   SPRINGTIME’S AWAKE Splish splash away rain–Let ringing rays roll around the ground, dry–marshy March’s morning, ready right now, for spring’s dream times… Do ba de do… darling dewdrop Singing choo choo chirrup through all– Flower scent’s, sweet … Continue reading

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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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