Tag Archives: watercolors

#NaPoWriMo day 30 poem and WIP watercolor

I’m closing the last day of National Poetry Month with a poem written from a prompt by Ibtisam Barakat, featured today on Renée LaTulippe’s blog No Water River. MY WINGS My wings are made of paint and petals sprinkled softly … 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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Poetry Friday: FALL CALLS –Reverso poems

Welcome fall, and Poetry Friday. I’ve had Marilyn Singer’s book, Echo, Echo, REVERSO POEMS about  GREEK MYTHS, out from the library for a long time. Finally ready to let it go and return it. The structure and ideas behind her … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday, FREE–AN ECHO TO LANGSTON HUGHES–Golden Shovel

Sharing a WIP watercolor along with my golden shovel poem, FREE–AN ECHO TO LANGSTON HUGHES. The poem reflects on this past weeks hurricanes and again our times. I feel everyone ought  to be able to dream, although this simple act is … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Seagull, Beach, & Water …

As the summer seems to be slipping away, I’m sharing poems of seagulls, beaches, and water for Poetry Friday. I finally spent a few hours at the lake this week intending on sketching, but visited with my friend more. A … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 4 #tanka & #sketch

  Growing Beauty on a cold spring day, go and seek out beauty, in the dark rich soil sprouting, crinkling, reaching, honesty in action. © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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Tanka and Happy Valentine’s Day

‘Twas in contrary February you swept away my heart. I swooned for you and you for me, forever we’re true! © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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‪#‎Quick‬ ‪#‎painting‬ #WorldWatercolorMonth‬

Indian Boundary Summer Pond

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‪#‎WorldWatercolorMonth‬ ‪#‎quick‬ ‪#‎pen‬ and ‪#‎watercolor‬ ‪#‎sketch

inspired by my backyard woodpecker. . .  

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A quick ‪#‎painting‬ of my Liatris spicata for ‪#‎WorldWatercolorMonth‬

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