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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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AN AGING EDIFICE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (This painting was inspired by an old photograph of the family farm of my husband’s family tree.) Right outside the city, stands a house that’s very old, Built to fight off danger … 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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ABANDONED

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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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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WHEN THE WIND BLOWS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The summer warmth has seen its days, a chill is in the air, Steamy days and tornadic storms replaced with things that scare, An orange Jack-O-Lantern sits with missing teeth to boot, … 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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THE HIGHWAY OF LIFE

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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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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HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This painting was done as the backdrop for “Such a Time as This,” a musical play written and produced almost ten years ago with my children’s theatre group. Paul researched the ancient … Continue reading

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CHANGE OF SEASONS

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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