Category Archives: art

A LIFE RESTORED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What happened to days of our untethered youth When what was required depended on truth? When worries were few and troubles unknown, What happened from then to the life I have sown?   … Continue reading

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WATERS FALL

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Miles and miles of boulders, Smoothed by the caress of tumbling water, Cascading, Swirling, Crashing, Descending, As a bird soars and dives, To feed her  young, We often fall, We sometimes fail, … Continue reading

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ANTHEMIC

ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Churning, Swirling, Pulsated by the turbulence, of energy, The long, leafy, lavish limbs Undulate, under the  rhythm, Of God’s breath, Up and down, here and there, tossing, stirring, His inspiration comes in … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   Like a giant vacuum, sucking vapor from the earth, Descending down from heaven, like angels in their mirth, Billowing up so very high, the sky can barely hold them, Sprays of multi-colors rise, kisses and … Continue reading

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A QUIET PLACE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© For the Lord takes pleasure in his people; he adorns the humble with salvation.  Psalm 149:4 Where does your peace come from?  Is it in a quiet place in nature or a moment … Continue reading

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QUIET AFTER THE STORM

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© We search in vain for a place empty of confusion, All the trappings of the world bring no relief, The noise of life overtakes us. We run to the mountains for serenity, … Continue reading

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LITTLE BY LITTLE

It’s been hot, humid and the air quality was bad for the past couple weeks.  My husband, Paul Boecher, is currently involved in creating some beautiful murals in the underground garage of the Farmstead in Andover, MN.  This is an … Continue reading

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THE SANDHILL CRANE

Repost from 01/03/2019 ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This majestic bird is known for the strange sound that comes from deep inside their throat.  Since they travel in large flocks, during migration across the plains, the noise … Continue reading

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PASSING TIME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Our time on earth is temporal, a whisper hushed and still, We’re place here by God’s mighty hand, to do our Father’s will, He guides us through the depths of pain.  He … Continue reading

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CLEARING UP THE CLOUDS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When days become diluted with the busyness of living, It messes with our vision, as if closing all the blinds, Our thoughts become polluted, our lives are unforgiving, Our heads become befuddled, and shadows fill our minds.   The … Continue reading

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A DAY FOR THE ARTS

Yesterday was a gorgeous day in Minnesota.  The sun was casting a golden glow everywhere and surprisingly there were few mosquitoes (our state bird.)  There was no humidity, the flies and gnats were nowhere to be seen.  Temperatures were in … Continue reading

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MY COUNTRY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the glorious majesty, upon a hill so high, My eyes survey the great expanse,  I raise them to sky, God’s great creation is right there for me to lay my head, The stars will … Continue reading

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CONTRAST

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© This will be the last of my art for a while. As you can see, this one was done in 2014.  I’ve traded one art form for another for the time being.  I think … Continue reading

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SEEDS COME IN ALL SIZES

  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 … Continue reading

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TRACKS

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Thinking of all the tracks we lay while stumbling through each day, It soon becomes apparent that those lines get in the way, We struggle through each obstacle, we rarely look behind, But in those … Continue reading

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FRUIT OF THE VINE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The vine is rooted in the ground, the tendrils weave and hold, Leaves appear and small clusters form, in bunches they explode Those leaves are made like hands you see, with veins spread deep … Continue reading

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GIVE ME YOUR ANSWER DO

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The bright and friendly face of a daisy is welcoming and delightful. It’s crisply starched collar of white surrounds its face with freshness. No one is dressed as perfectly as these.  These bountiful blooms cheer … Continue reading

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NEW LIFE APPEARS

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© These delicate, translucent blooms are not much seen today, A glimpse of what once used to be in fields along the way, In sunny spots they flourished there, with shades of pink and red, … Continue reading

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SEEDS OF LIFE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© This week I’ll be featuring some of my art work.  I don’t paint often, but when I do it’s usually of flowers and garden scenes.  I’ll go back to Paul’s beautiful paintings again next … Continue reading

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STAYING ALIVE

Another of my favorite paintings reeks of nostalgia.  This old barn has been converted into a wedding and event venue.  What’s old has become new again.  It’s been restored for a different use, but the memories of old still linger. … Continue reading

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