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Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 13h ago

Heather Heyer Righteous Actions! & Edna St. Vincent Millay

It’s been quite a harried week in the U.S.of A. and around our small world. The events of Charlottesville haven’t left my mind–I’ve taken to my words and drawing to express my anguish at thi...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 1w ago

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 vi...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 2W ago

Poetry Friday Book Spine and Found Poetry

I had the great pleasure of partaking in Chicago’s Newberry Library’s Summer Book Sale this past Sunday. I’m sharing my treasures that I found there. I created a found book spine poem from t...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 3W ago

Poetry Friday–Poems form poems

  I’m sharing two beautiful poems I received last week from Tabatha Yeatts, for the Summer Poetry Sway. Tabatha shared with me May Sarton’s poem, The Work of Happiness. She then wrote Fellow...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 3W ago

Afternoon #Garden #Haiku

busy bee buzzing amongst milkweed marvels winters far away … © 2017 Michelle Kogan SaveSave Tagged: bees, Busy Bee, Haiku, Michelle Kogan, MIlkweed, nature, photography, photos, poem, poetry...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 4W ago

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. ©...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 1M ago

Poetry Friday Macaroni & Chewy Cheese

I’m featuring silly limericks today for Poetry Friday. I heard through the grapevine that July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. Tabatha Yeatts, at The Opposite of Indifference, our ...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 1M ago

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 w...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 1M ago

Happy 4th of July–Poem and Art

FOURTH OF JULY For this 4th of July slip-in-a-slice of strawberry rhubarb pie, Grab-a-friend-or-two, Kick back and watch a firefly,      Spread a handful of love,          and a big sprinkle...
Michelle Kogan Illustration, · 1M ago

American Writers Museum & Sonnet for Poetry Friday

About two weeks ago I visited Chicago’s NEW American Writers Museum, with a couple of my Picture Book Illustration Students. They are featured by Paul O. Zelinsky’s tree mural, that’s in the...