Tag Archives: watercolors

#PoetryFriday-#Inktober2018 Day 5

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy Inktober 2018! October first began the event of Inktober, which involves creating and posting an ink drawing each day for the entire month of October. The event has artists and others participating all over the … Continue reading

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#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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