Category Archives: Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher

FREE FALLING

WATERCOLOR OF YELLOWSTONE FALLS BY PAUL BOECHER – POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© A plethora of color weaving in and out of the sun-drenched water, Tumbling over rocks and dead branches in its path, Energy exuberant, light amazing, threads of crimson, indigo, gold, … Continue reading

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MY HIDING PLACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary, a place to run and hide, A place to lick the wounds … Continue reading

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SOLITUDE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© In solitude we sometimes find ourselves – we need some time alone, A quiet place where life stands still – an instant safety zone, Where waters blue surround us, where peace is everywhere, … Continue reading

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TO SLEEP PERCHANCE TO DREAM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©  When we search for distant places, When we walk uncharted lands, Our hearts are filled with wonder, Our minds hold no demands. A trail that leads to winter, A path beside the … Continue reading

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PAINTING MEMORIES

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A collection of old memories upon the table rests, Each one remains unblemished, yet each has passed a test, The hat has wandered near and far, a shelter from the heat, Through wind … Continue reading

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LOVE CAME DOWN AT CHRISTMAS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You came to a world filled with darkness and sin, You loved us devoutly without and within, Your love conquered all through a child meek and small, Dear, God, Your Son came and … Continue reading

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HEARTS MELTING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Intricate patterns of geometrical shapesCreated one by one. Snowflakes –Each with a unique design.Like us they are not only unique,They are destined to melt down.They float gently through their brief existence –Maybe … Continue reading

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GOD SAVES OUR TEARS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Psalm 56:8 ESV “You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book?” In ancient times, some 3000 years ago, mourners were known … Continue reading

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MARY’S FAITH

MADONNA & CHILD – Wood Sculpture by Paul T. Boecher, with poetry by Kathy Boecher The sculpture was done several years back. The weathering of the wood has created a crack that goes down the side. How lovely that the … Continue reading

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O TANNENBAUM

In the Garden of Eden You planted two trees, with fruit so divine and sweet. One was given for eating, the other not so, but temptation the soul did defeat. Man had fallen from grandeur to deepest despair, He needed redemption within. … Continue reading

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FRIENDS FOREVER

I used to drive into town from the suburbs almost every day of the week. I’m usually like a deer with eyes fixed on the headlights. I don’t often notice what’s going on in my periphery vision. My eyes usually … Continue reading

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THICKET

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A mass of weeds and undergrowth, beclouds the path ahead, Broken limbs and fallen branches, left for naught but the dead, Slippery slopes where water danced, now are dried and barren, Yet … Continue reading

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GOD IS NOT DEAD!

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER One nation under God,” is what our founders said, But something happened on the way. They now say God is dead. I know our God lives on. He stands at heaven’s gate. … Continue reading

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DOWN HOME COMFORT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The backyard beckons me back home, the swing’s a welcome sight, It sits amongst a flower bed, with pillows soft and bright, The sound of crickets, frogs and birds, is constantly alive, There … Continue reading

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RESONANCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Change is coming, you can feel the vibrations in your soul, Sounds ravage across mountainous crevasses, Bouncing, Reverberating, Echoing back and forth, New sounds with each step, Thunderous sounds of wings flapping, Making their way … Continue reading

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POWER WITHIN

Miles and miles of timber, Kissed tenderly by the early, morning sun, The sound of rushing water from a stream nearby, Smoothed by the caress of the dawn of a new day, Cascading, Swirling, Crashing, Descending. We often fall, We … Continue reading

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BEACHED

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 – or not at all, Time escapes and … Continue reading

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OCTOBER SKY

Ascending through a crimson sky, brilliant glory blazes, Morning’s light so swiftly passes, into heavenly gazes, Sunshine cuts through frosty woods, a peace in the afterglow Shorter days and longer night times, remind us of coming snow The glory and the splendor of that … Continue reading

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THE ROAD TO HELL

When you’ve hit the bottom of that dark and lonely road, When your mind is troubled and you’re ready to explode, When the days seem endless and the nights are oh so long, When you can’t tell the difference between what’s … Continue reading

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GROWING OUR FAITH

Faith is one of those words used to explain something that we can’t see.It’s putting trust into something without having proof of its existence. But it’s so much more than that! To have faith, we must have confidence that the … Continue reading

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