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Poetry Friday–4th of July

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy 4th of July! I’m sharing an acrostic poem for the 4th reflecting on American values. And a poem by Emma Lazarus whose poem “The New Colossus” was engraved on the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal in … 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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#Inktober day 17, 2017, & Haiku

marigolds,  autumn’s hurrah holding on … ©2017 Michelle Kogan

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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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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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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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Summer Poetry Swap 2017-Growing Writing for Poetry Friday

 I’m participating in the Summer Poetry Swap that was created by Tabatha Yeatts. The end of June, a lovey poetry garden surprise arrived in the mail, from my poetry friend Linda Baie; along with additional swag. I’m sharing her accordion poem, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday & #NaPoWriMo Nature

Speak for Nature Who will speak for nature? In spring when all is renewed, reborn, buds unfolding, magically coming to life, soil oozing over your shoes, filled with nutrients–All kinds of crawlers and creepers enriching our plants, robins calling back … 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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“Ode to Spring Soil” at Today’s Little Ditty

ODE TO SPRING SOIL You feel soft and squishy, as her shoes ooze over with clumps of your midnight mix. Your earthy scent magnifies, as she moves toward you. Swish, her foot slips and she sloshes down, sliding to the … Continue reading

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