Tag Archives: WIP

#Poetry Friday–Spring Flowers & Decisions

Red Rose, Carnation, Calla Lily, and Hummingbird, WIP, © 2019 Michelle Kogan, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday! I shared a cherita poem this week for #NaPoWriMo and a WIP Painting. As I continued working on the painting I … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–#NaPoWriMo & Earth Day

Purple Onion Plant and Peonies, WIP, © 2019 Michelle Kogan,watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday!   I like to ponder on about our earth everyday, so I’m beginning my celebration of Earth Day today… Happy Earth Day and National … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Flower Bids So Long…

WIP End Season Flowers, © 2018 Michelle Kogan, watercolor and watercolor pencil. Happy Poetry Friday. I’m sharing some poems and art about Season’s End, changes, and another amazing Moon flower. FLOWER BIDS SO LONG… I’ve taken a turn decisively east– Petals … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Butterflies and Bees

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome to my backyard … I’ve been in awe at the number of monarchs I have visiting in my garden this summer. There are sometimes five fluttering around at the same time. I’m sharing the path of … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Life and Flowers

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m in-between and so are the seasons. Winter still is holding on, but signs of green spring are pushing through the softened earth. So I’m sharing an in-between WIP painting, poem about life and flowers, and a … Continue reading

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#Inktober day 18, 2017, haiku, & WIP

preparations on their way, hurry halloweens here for just one day! © 2017 Michelle Kogan

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Poetry Friday–Peace and Rosh Hashanah

I’m offering  up some heartfelt poetry and art (WIP, detail) for Poetry Friday–and this  full week, filled with spirtualism,  religious holidays, and social activism. Wednesday night began the Jewish Holiday Rosh Hashanah, one of the Jewish high holidays, where Jews … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday –Summer Haikus

Happy Poetry Friday, I’m sharing a bit of summer, with some summer haikus. My painting above is a WIP, waiting to be finished.   lilies waiting patiently, while brush captures inspiration. © 2017 Michelle Kogan A bonus haiku while thinking … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday– Natures Voice & WIP

I went on another poem hunt and found the poet Karen An-Hwei Lee. My poem today is inspired by a poem of hers that I am sharing, and accompanies my WIP watercolor painting. Karen An-Hwei Lee’s poem follows below mine. You … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo Day 3 poem & WIP continue

Helleborus and I Continue . . . Oooh yawned Borus, aren’t you finished yet! Remember, I’m a plant, not your pet. If you must continue on, capture all, work until dawn. And don’t you miss a single rosette! © 2017 … Continue reading

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