Category Archives: ART & POETRY BY THE BOECHERS

JESUS WALKS WITH ME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You never cease to hold me safely in Your hand, When everything my body does so blatantly demand, You guide my steps, You hold me tight, You strengthen me with all your … Continue reading

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SYMBOLS

America lays below in rubble and destruction from looters and violent protesters The torrid, sulphuric air rises and infiltrates the atmosphere, Seas churn and waters rise as winds spin the remnants of what once was, A silent enemy continues to … Continue reading

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SORTING THROUGH THE CLUTTER

A wagon wheel, a whiskey barrel, a window box so quaint, Sit in the midst of chaos there and all could use some fresh paint, The things we looked at long ago as bounty without measure, Has now become worn … Continue reading

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SEASONS CHANGE US

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Sunlight rises through skeletal remnants of trees that once were lush with a canopy of green. The sunshade turns from hues of chartreuse and emerald to rust, gold and crimson. The demise … Continue reading

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HOW SOON WE FORGET

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER I wrote the following poem six years ago, but the memory of that day seems melted from history as did the steel on that fateful day of September 11, 2001. Another attack … Continue reading

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LAST DAYS OF SUMMER

RT & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Signs of autumn in the air, Leaves slowly lose their grip and fall gently to the ground, Acorns pile up and seeds of all kinds are nestling into the earth, Regeneration of life to … Continue reading

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SINGING THE BLUES

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Lipid pools of open water, gently piercing through the glass, Leaving pock marks on the surface, praying that this soon will pass, Such a constant blend of color, only one remains to be, Dripping, … Continue reading

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NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A misty, early morning, among the bales of hay, New life appears and spreads its wings to welcome in each day, The atmosphere with crystal glow is dusting every bale, With … Continue reading

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

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WHEN YOU’RE AN ARTIST . . .

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© A grove of trees, a cloud filled sky, a building set in the midst of nature, Anywhere the road takes you can become the perfect destination for a painting, When … Continue reading

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ONE FELL SWOOP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (It always puzzles me how so many of the gigantic birds are able to lift their heavy bodies to the skies.  Even when their mouths are filled with breakfast and the aerodynamics seem impossible, they … Continue reading

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WHEN WORDS AREN’T ENOUGH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER When the words you speak don’t cut it, when the pen can’t write them down, When you depend on other things to repair the thoughts you’ve sown, When your attempts to make … Continue reading

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MISTY MONDAY MORNING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sun lazily rises behind the sleepy little town, Kissing the rooftops with filtered light, Seeping through the trees and tickling the leaves, A misty haze still holds the remnants of overnight … Continue reading

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IN LIFE – IN DEATH, OH LORD, ABIDE WITH ME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Through troubled waters, you are there, You watch my every move, You know my thoughts, you hear my prayer, my way you will improve. The storms of life will come and go, … Continue reading

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WITHIN THE BLUFFS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The small river cities that line the Mississippi River are so charming. They are nestled into the bluffs and overlook the mighty river. So many stories are held there. This painting was … Continue reading

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RESTORATION

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The paint is peeling, windows cracked, a shutter hangs on tight, One lost the battle long ago, it lost its will to fight, The whitewashed fence could use some love, the grass needs … Continue reading

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BACK TO NATURE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A blue-grey sky, rolls swiftly by, the clouds entwine with glory, The road is paved with gilded stones, that tell an endless story, A husky mule, a rugged man, set out to … Continue reading

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YOU CANNOT HIDE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER When life gets tough we sometimes feel we have to run away. We look at things much differently with every passing day. It seems much too complicated to stay and go the … Continue reading

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WHAT HIGHER PRICE?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What is the price of liberty? Where lies the victor’s prize? Is it in bodies laying still, beneath the cold, dark skies? The cost to win our freedom cannot be seen in life, But … Continue reading

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VESTIGES OF ANOTHER TIME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© An ancient fortress, standing tall, within the city streets, Remains of passing days gone by, with traffic now competes, The outer walls are stained and brown, inside it seems the same, Like … Continue reading

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