Category Archives: Poetry by Kathy Boecher

FRACTURED FRIDAY

Today is Friday and time for a fractured fairy tale poem. i can relate to the story of the princess and the Pea. There are those of us who can’t stand that bothersome little thread within our sock that creates … Continue reading

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TO MOMS EVERYWHERE

There are days when you grow weary, when your back will hold no more When your eyes grow sad and teary, and you run for the back door, Your dreams of sleeping in are crushed.  The coffee’s running out, The oatmeal … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY THOUGHTS

In a few days, it will be Mother’s Day Not a day goes by that I don’t think of this amazing woman. She helped to define and shape me throughout my life. She gave me confidence to be proud of … Continue reading

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HAPPY EVER AFTER

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER – ARE THERE HAPPILY EVER AFTERS? If every day held fairy tales and happily ever afters,Our lives would soon grow boring. We’d be hanging from the rafters.So, God gives us all challenges through every single dayTo … Continue reading

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BECAUSE HE LIVES, SO DO WE!

What will remain when we are gone, what memories will stay, How will the world remember us when we are far away, The treasures that we leave behind are often just a breath, A moment in this world of ours … Continue reading

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KING JESUS

You are my Lord and King. Without you I am lost. My praise to you I bring, for paying the great cost. You died upon the cross to save a wretch like me. You suffered pain and loss upon that … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEXT?

This world of ours – it’s a mixture of cultures, filled with different races, consumed with material things, longing for success, desirous of power and filled with greed. When all those things combine, there can be chaos. When it looks … Continue reading

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GROW OLD WITH ME, THE BEST IS YET TO BE

Today, my husband becomes and octogenarian. I will catch up with him in June. We’ve known each other since we were thirteen and he has been my best friend through all those years. I wrote this poem a few years … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL HEAVEN BE LIKE?

I often wonder what it will be like in heaven. Will we be floating around on clouds and playing harps, or will we be doing the things that we love the most? I can imagine writing spectacular plays with a … Continue reading

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A QUIET, YET POWERFUL, SUPER HERO

With the Super Bowl right around the corner and the Winter Olympics taking up time on the other channels, we are being inundated with superheroes of all kinds.  We put our hopes and sometimes our treasure into counting on their … Continue reading

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READY, GET SET . . .

My eyes open to the first morning light. My mind fills with many thoughts, yet the chaos within is a driving force, Pulling me to give up before I even start.. A new day, filled with obstacles, detours, roadblocks. A … Continue reading

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I’M SORRY – AGAIN

Almost every human being who has had children will look at this picture and melt. I recall many situations when one of my children felt sincere remorse for a wrongdoing and came to ask for forgiveness.  How can you turn … Continue reading

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FEARS ASSUAGED

Lying prone upon this desperate land, With the weight of sin upon my back, Enormous rocks – the weight I cannot stand,  To take away my breath below the stack.   Each slab weighs more than the one before it, … Continue reading

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WHAT IS CHRISTMAS?

Brilliantly colored ornaments hang tight to the Christmas tree, Stockings are hung on a mantel while a roaring fire we see, Packages look so festive in colors of red, gold and green, With ribbons they’re bound, and secrets within, makes … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THAT NOISE?

‘Twas the month before Christmas and all through the house, The only thing stirring was a cold, little mouse, He thought he’d sneak in while the getting was good, He found a warm corner in the neighborhood, The house it was … Continue reading

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WHAT IS THE BEST GIFT?

This time of year often turns into a competition of buying the “best” gift or at least thinking we are.  Many beautifully wrapped packages appear beneath the tree, with anticipation running high and hopes building.  Unfortunately the focus of this … Continue reading

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AN EARLY CHRISTMAS TALE

‘Twas right before Christmas and in our simple old house,Not a creature was stirring except one small mouse,He wasn’t too big, but the sight made me cringe,A mouse in the house meant he’d surely infringe, So off to the hardware … Continue reading

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THE FINAL PAGE

Rippled sand forming a gigantic canvas reaching across the horizon. Arid, barren, scorched and without life. A seemingly insignificant expanse, devoid of moisture. Enclosed by the sun, the wind and all the elements, Segments of a pattern that once was … Continue reading

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FURROWED FIELDS

A November sky, displaying clouds filled with dust particles shining like diamonds, The perfect ceiling, suspended in space over a furrowed field of forgotten gleanings. Deep ruts in the earth, carved by a machine driven by a farmer – a … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN BLOOD TEST

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER A few years ago, I was scheduled to have a blood test at my clinic.  It was the day before Halloween so I wasn’t too surprised to see the staff dressed in costume, but I had … Continue reading

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