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WHAT PRICE FOR ART?

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FOREVER YOUNG

ART &  POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER Childish memories drift through the valleys and crevices of my brain. Stored treasures from my youth come forth with such a loud refrain. I sometimes think no mountain is too tall and then I … Continue reading

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SIGNS OF SPRING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Droplets blend together from remnants of ice and mountain snow, Trickling over rocky crevices, dancing together in a timeless waltz, Soon they meld into a cascade of raging energy as the dance becomes … Continue reading

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THE FRONTIER ARTIST

Instead of featuring one of Paul’s masterpieces, I’m including a few of them today.  What seems like a lifetime ago (about three weeks ago) Paul was reenacting a frontier artist at the Rum River Art Center’s Artathon. The event was … Continue reading

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FRESH START

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Filtered light kisses the 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 … Continue reading

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WORRY NOT ABOUT TOMORROW

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© When fears and worries are so real, We sometimes wonder why we feel, The pangs of deep depression. The weight’s extreme – we lose all hope, Our hearts grow sad – for strength we … Continue reading

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DREAMING OF SPRING

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER   The black and white of winter’s cold, seems lost in longer days, The palette is monotonous, surrounded with a haze, Gone are the days of shades of green, of life’s pure breath of … Continue reading

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PAINTING WITH WORDS

I sit here at my keyboard trying to create pictures with words. The time spent often seems wasteful and futile. I could be enjoying the genuine images- not just pixelized versions, but the genuine article. Maybe when the words run … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE FROM OLD

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© 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 … Continue reading

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THE FRUIT IS RIPE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© “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 … Continue reading

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CREATOR OF ALL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Genesis 3:21 “So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. … Continue reading

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WINTER IS ON ITS WAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sun trickles through still slightly skeletal branches, giving way to glistening dew drops and a fantastic diamond like glow.  It rises to full height and dispenses all its light and beauty … Continue reading

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PREDATOR OR PREY

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER This great, majestic predator stands stately on his nest, His eyes are fixed on his next meal, he craves the very best, He spreads his seven foot wingspan, and soars the cloudy … Continue reading

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A FUNNY BIRD, THE PELICAN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Clouds go dancing through the sky – painted for our pleasure, Elephants and angels fly – on canvas without measure, The great expanse can turn to dust – its face will fill … Continue reading

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THE SIMPLE THINGS

October brings thoughts of Apple Cider simmering on the stove – the scent of cinnamon permeates the entire house. Pumpkins have been carved and set on doorsteps. Straw scarecrows stand as guards at the door. Farmers are looking forward to … Continue reading

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SEEDS OF GOLD

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© As rain fills the sky and large droplets invade the dark spaces of the earth, As moistures is sucked into waiting soil and refreshes as it brings life, As dreams of new growth and … Continue reading

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DOORS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER This is a set piece which Paul created for “Alice in Wonderland. We pass each day and come to doors which seem so hard to open, We fight our battles, win our … Continue reading

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PAINTING IDOLS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER This morning, John, the eclectic contrarian, spoke about television as being an idol in today’s society.  It made me think of the ancients and their idols.  I’m posting a few of the … Continue reading

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DEFEATED?

ORIGINAL ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© There will be days when you feel completely broken down – Physically, emotionally, spiritually, When every ounce of strength has been sapped, When it seems you can no longer go on, … Continue reading

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LOOK TO HEAVEN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & 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 … Continue reading

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