Category Archives: ART & POETRY BY THE BOECHERS

WAIT A LITTLE WHILE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Gliding through the morning waters, watching as the sun breaks through, All alone as diamonds glisten, dancing in the morning dew, Slicing through the still clear water, searching for the perfect place, … Continue reading

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IMAGINATION

This is a team effort.  I started the painting and Paul helped me finish it.  Working together has always been our mantra.   Imagination is funny, it makes a cloudy day sunny. Makes a bee think of honey just as I … Continue reading

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EAGLE EYE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© If we could soar like eagles and swoop down to valleys below, If we could hear the voice of God, if we could cause it to snow, If we could climb the … Continue reading

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DESERTED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© It was nothing more than the skeletal remains of a deserted old building. The facade bore scars on its sun bleached boards. It had become pock marked by the bullets of hail. … Continue reading

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DEEPLY ROOTED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Our lives are like a thin, frayed thread, Our thoughts are filled with fear and dread, The tines of life like wildfire spread, We even wish that we were dead, Yet God would not release … Continue reading

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A CHANGE OF SEASON

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER – From the sketchbook of Paul Boecher, this magnificent maple tree and a study of the seed and stem that goes with it.  At first when I saw this little water color, … Continue reading

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TIME IS SAILING BY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Life on this planet is but a whisper in the scheme of things. We’re born, we grow, we learn, we work, we die. What has happened to all those days in between? … Continue reading

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REFRESHING RAIN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Refreshing, cleansing rain falls softly on an eager earth, Thirsting for relief, longing for renewal and rebirth. The tears of God bring respite for the dying soul, He gave His only Son … Continue reading

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HIDEAWAY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A once bustling hot spot, filled with laughter and good times, Stands obscured under moss covered walls of stone, The recesses of mortar have all but decayed, Leaving only empty spaces, … Continue reading

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LOOKING FORWARD & UP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What started as a single seed reclining in the earth, Is now a giant masterpiece with monetary worth, The time it took to grow this tree encompassed many years, It suffered many … Continue reading

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PAINTING OUTDOORS

You rise with the sun to catch the first light,  perfection is right in your grasp, You set up your easel, lay out your paint, your brush is held tight in your clasp, Surrounded by nature and fresh, clean air, … Continue reading

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MY ROCK & MY SALVATION

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The waters part, the seas prevail, The excess pours into streams of rushing refreshment, Tumbling over granite, forging a new path, We bathe in the cleanliness of it, All our darkness is … Continue reading

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GREY SKIES ARE GONNA CLEAR UP . . .

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Some days seem all out of focus, the clouds turn our vision dim. God’s masterful plan seems hidden, doubt colors the shades so grim, We lose control and we wonder if relief … Continue reading

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SURROUNDED BY LIONS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The lion sculpted in wood was a birthday gift from my husband several years ago.  He spent many hours carving, chiseling and sanding to craft this special dramatic mask of sorts. The … Continue reading

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WHERE IS THE WISDOM?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Wisdom grows from experience, through trial and disappointment, It can also evolve through times of peace, satisfaction and contentment, However it is obtained, we can be confident that it comes from God, … Continue reading

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SIGNS EVERYWHERE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This mural is in the underground parking area of a lovely retirement community in our area.  Paul and his plein air group of artists spent many hours creating a number of murals … Continue reading

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ODE TO AGING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The years of more than seventy five, have drifted quickly by, I’ve shuffled on this rugged orb, I’ve laughed a lot and cried, Fell hopelessly in love one day, the true love … Continue reading

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IF TREES COULD TALK

ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Trapped beneath the rugged surface, A protrusion of gnarly bark and battered limbs, Hidden within the depths of darkness, A face sullied by nature, Yet deeply entrenched with character, Wrinkled and … Continue reading

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CRASHING DOWN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The tears of God come rushing down to moisturize the earth, The water fills the hardened ground with life and brings new birth. The seeds that we have planted, lie dormant in … Continue reading

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MOORED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Our lives on earth are temporal – a whisper hushed and still, We’re placed here by the Father’s hand and through His mighty will, He guides us through the depths of pain, … Continue reading

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