Category Archives: Art & poetry by Kathy Boecher

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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A CHANGE OF SEASON

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OVER THE MEADOW

Over the meadow and through the woods, through wind and sleet and snow, We’d bundle up tight, fill up the car and off to Wisconsin we’d go, The roads were quite slippery, the vision unclear, but still we scurried along, … Continue reading

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TAPESTRY

A landscape filled with a plethora of splendid textures, A treasure trove just waiting to be wallowed in, The roughness of a sandy hill leads to a path of prickly pines, Winding and swirling into a pond of still, glasslike … Continue reading

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GOD’S WORD ALONE

I once in poverty did lay; my heart was full of need. You came and took my sins away and now I’m rich indeed. You gave your richest treasure – your one and only Son. You are my greatest pleasure. … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER Where can you find some peace of mind, when all around seems lost,In city streets so dimly lit, at an expensive cost,In valleys green where water pours through rivers pure and clean,In shadows of … Continue reading

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SUNDROPS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The air is crisp and fresh as leaves turn into a blanket for the ground, Preparing it for the coming winter blast, So swiftly they turn from a massive green canopy, To gold, … Continue reading

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BEACHED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Cool, refreshing waters wash up on an empty, tranquil beach, The final days of summer have washed over us and we are spent, Our days pass so quickly as we grow old … Continue reading

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WHERE BLOOD WAS SHED

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© These delicate, translucent blooms are not much seen today, A glimpse of what once used to be in fields along the way, In sunny spots they flourished there, with shades of pink and red, … Continue reading

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SMALL TOWN LIVING

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Oh, those lazy days of summer, leave me wanting better things, When days are long and nights are warm, with all that nature brings, A quiet street has come to life, as morn drifts into … Continue reading

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SONSHINE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Paul is taking his plein air painting group to a sunflower field to paint today.  One of my favorite flowers to paint – not only because of their beauty, glory and delicious color, but … Continue reading

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NEVER ALONE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© I’ve decided to pick up my paintbrush again.  I haven’t done any painting for over a year and maybe I can release some of the tension by doing so.  My husband is the artist, … Continue reading

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RENEWED

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The seasons of life are just seven, yet sometimes they last even more, Our destination is heaven, but think of what’s gone before, Each chapter is full, each page covered too, The people that … Continue reading

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OVERWHELMED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Psalm 42:7 “Deep calls to deep at the roar of your waterfalls; all your breakers and your waves have gone over me.” Glacial waters rush and flow from highest mountain peaks, They … Continue reading

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FINDING THE ROAD

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Is there a place where I can hide, is there a shelter there, Where from this hectic pace I run, to shed off every care, A quiet, cozy place to rest, to ponder thoughts unknown, … Continue reading

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