Category Archives: Art & poetry by Kathy Boecher

BOUNTY OF BLESSINGS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Colors of autumn –  scarlet, amber and gold, God’s palette enlivens the fields we behold, Each seed that was planted, its fruit has been sown, A bountiful harvest among dirt and stone, … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING THOUGHTS

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© This year is going much too fast. It seems the older we get the swifter the journey. Our bodies are telling us to slow down, but our minds are still in high gear. With … Continue reading

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A THEATRE COSTUMER’S LAMENT

Six years ago, my costume wardrobe was huge. I still have a few boxes up in the attic of the garage, but for some reason, when I’m called upon to locate a costume or find one for myself, I come … Continue reading

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OCTOBER CHILL

The heat of summer crunches under fallen shards, Remnants of that which once was full of life, Giving way to gorgeous color everywhere, God’s paintbrush embraces the trees, Scrumbling brilliant hues throughout the landscape, Purveying jewels to adorn the countryside, Filling the … Continue reading

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THE GLORY OF AUTUMN

The grandeur of a summer day, the warmth of golden sun, The birth emerging from the trees, new life has now begun, Incomparable perception, upon the highest heights, Of golden fields and new mown hay and other glorious sights, Of unpolluted … Continue reading

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JUST THE TWO OF US

Two lives mingle into one, Of one mind, One spirit, One body, Tempted at times by distractions, Yet always returning to each other, God watches over these creatures, As He sustains them in marriage, Never leaving, Always faithful, Watching and … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITOUS SUNDAY

One day the world is fresh and green and just like that it’ fades unseen, Like chaffs of grain or husks of corn, they pass from life, we grieve, we mourn, The wind will sweep them far and wide, they … Continue reading

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A PHOENIX RISING OUT OF THE ASHES

Hidden in the ashes, trampled by the steel Lay the sons and daughters of that day. In the years that follow, our hearts may never heal. We mourn their loss – We try to deal – We turn to God … Continue reading

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WHERE GOD LEADS US

With every passing morning, through every dawning light,Time flits from here to there each day, and withers into night,If it would just stand still again, like golden days of yore,We might enjoy the little things, that make us love life … Continue reading

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WHERE DOES THE ROAD LEAD?

Our walk each day is often filled with tangles, twists and turns, We try to forge a clearer path, for safety our heart yearns, Each fork can lead you to success, each branch can hide the way, You struggle with the smallest things, … Continue reading

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TINY BLESSINGS

Filtered light kisses tiny petals,Morning mist embraces each leaf,Golden rays enliven,Breathing,Inspiring,Giving hope,Fear and anxiety drowned by the beauty,Bringing peace,Lifting up,We start anew,We gasp for fresh air,We believe,We know,We are convinced,We can look forward,Little faces of joy,Spring forth,From the dirt of … Continue reading

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WHAT IS FREEDOM?

Freedom is the ability to walk the streets without fear, To enjoy the beauty of our country and all its majesty, To live away from the bondage of a sick society that dwells on self, It is the means by … Continue reading

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HE SPEAKS AND THE EARTH MELTS

“The mountains quake before him; the hills melt; the earth heaves before him, the world and all who dwell in it.”  Nahum 1:5 Through all our perils, fears and woes, the Lord is there to guide us, He runs to … Continue reading

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SUMMER PERCEPTIONS

The earth rotates as God first set it in the sky, The winds are His, He controls whether we live or die, He carves the trees into skeletal versions of themselves, He releases His rain on parched grass and plantings, … Continue reading

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GLOWING IN THE DARK

Each delectable petal weaves and intertwines, Softly in the moonlight where midnight beams and shines, The black of night might hide its glow, but light peeks through each petal, But look beyond the darkness and you’ll soon test its metal. … Continue reading

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DOWN & DIRTY

When things of this world envelope my soul, It’s time to get down in the dirt, To get my hands dirty and dig a big hole, To bury the junk and the hurt, I find in the garden a wonderful peace, That separates … Continue reading

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LESSONS FROM NATURE

A seed drops, It burrows and nestles into rich soil, It springs forth with new life, Fragile branches at first, Growing strong with each passing day, Expanding, stretching, embracing the sky, Reaching for the face of its Creator, It bends … Continue reading

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FOREVER YOUNG

Fairy tales can come true – it can happen to you, if you’re young at heart … Old, blue eyes, Frank Sinatra made that dream seem possible when he released “Young at Heart” in 1963. It was the same year that Camelot fell, … Continue reading

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WATCHING THE SNOW MELT

The days are much longer, the sun’s here to stay, We’ve turned life’s cold corner and it’s a new day, The once frozen waters are now clear and blue, Earth covered with new growth and fresh sun kissed dew, The sweet songs … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT IS RIPE

“and in the eyes of the people there is the failure; and in the eyes of the hungry there is a growing wrath. In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy … Continue reading

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