Category Archives: Art & poetry by Kathy Boecher

THE LAST HURRAH

Rich, luxurious, colors explode on the autumn landscape. God pulls out all the stops at this refreshing time of the year. Dabs of crimson, dollos of burnt sienna, remnants of fading greens, Topped off with a stunning shimmer of dancing … Continue reading

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UNTETHERED

What happened to days of untethered youth When what was required depended on truth? When worries were few and troubles unknown, What happened from then to the life now sown?   Our days filled with moments carefree and fun, Quickly … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF THE SUN

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The hot and humid sun has set, upon a field of gold, Within that field a wondrous sight, a blessing to behold, The sky releases golden rays upon that golden field, And filled it … Continue reading

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THE MASTER GARDENER

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LIFE ABOUNDS

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER They go to sleep and hide their heads, when day turns into night, With wild anticipation then, they hope they will survive, The wicked days of autumn’s grip which keeps them now alive, Each morning … Continue reading

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FILLING AN EMPTY CANVAS

An empty canvas, white and pure, transforms before your eyes, Through brush strokes and through patience a painting does arise, Our lives are like that canvas, we start out fresh and new, We stumble down the path we take, we … Continue reading

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DIG, PLANT, TEND & PAINT

This was to be painted en plein air with my husband on Thursday. It was raining. I decided to stay home and paint inside. Some day I’ll have the nerve to paint outdoors again. A place of manicured, well tended … Continue reading

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RESTORATION

Thank you, God,  for trouble, depression, pain and strife. You’ve promised to be with us in all we face in life. You temper us along the way, to make us perfect day by day. At times it seems like waiting is the only thing … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN

There is nothing new under the sun.Things we do wrong have already been doneThe sins of today are nothing new.Most men have observed this to be true. All we experience has been done before.The hopes we aspire to aren’t new anymore.The … Continue reading

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GOD IS AVAILABLE

A curtain made of yarn and linen woven together with greatest skill – Designed to honor the face of God. Only one could come into this holy place. Only one could enter and only at the appointed time. Cherubim meticulously crafted into the … Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN

A bouquet of vibrant colors, slowly fading in the hand, Picked fresh this very morning, plucked from the moistened land, Our lives are like those flowers – they slowly wilt and die, We want to intercede somehow, but no matter how we try, … Continue reading

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TOO SOON TO DIG IN

When bygone days of winter pass and snow is off the ground, I tend to think of planting things, and wait without a sound, There’s nothing like new life I think, while pushing through dead leaves, The natural mulch has … Continue reading

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SOUNDS OF THE CITY

 I listen to the sounds – the crashing of the large containers as they are transferred to waiting freight trains. The rat- a- tat of the nail gun as a new roof is installed. The gentle breeze wafting its way … Continue reading

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PERSPECTIVE

How we look at life will determine our perspective. We can’t always do that on our own. We need God at our side through every aspect of our living. When we walk with Him, we never walk alone. Our lives … Continue reading

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SET SAIL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The morning sun rises earlier these days. Allowing each day to grow longer as spring shows signs of emerging. Cracks in the ice indicate a new season, Open water releases its frozen … Continue reading

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MELT DOWN

Each morning is like a new beginning, A fresh start, A clean slate, We begin with optimistic eyes pointed at the early glow of a rising sun, As moments progress, the light overtakes the day and, Burns off the remnants of morning mist, … Continue reading

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THE FIELDS ARE RIPE

His life was a mess. He was tattered and torn, still he slowly approached the door, He had lost every hope. He was broken and worn. Yet he felt there had to be more, With all of his might, with … Continue reading

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UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

They say love is unconditional, yet do we really know, The complexity of that one word or how we can bestow, Love is deemed to be complicated with hoops we can’t jump through, We try in countless ways just to … Continue reading

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FRESH AS A DAISY

The bright and friendly face of a daisy is welcoming and delightful. It’s crisply starched collar of white surrounds its face with freshness. No one is dressed as perfectly as these.  These bountiful blooms cheer a garden. They add blessing to … Continue reading

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WINTER WARMTH

Shortened days – lack of sunlight.Fields are white and streets now glazed.In the icy silence of a stolen breath,Through wild anticipation of lost moments soon rememberedAnxiously we wait for one who promised he would come. In a manger – in … Continue reading

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