Category Archives: Poetry

SITTING ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY

A lazy Saturday morning, as waves crash on the shore, Watching as anchors are lifted, in search of something more, Wind arches within snow white sails, pushing the craft to sea, Cut from the bonds which captured it, longing now to be free. … Continue reading

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SUMMER’S GLORIOUS END

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When it seems that all is gone and the days stretch on too long, There is hope and consolation in God’s perfect preservation, He provides for every need, even when there’s naught … Continue reading

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QUAINT COUNTRY TOWN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Another time, another place, a world so far gone by, Where streets were paved with cobblestones, under an azure sky, Where people took the time to share a word or more with you, … Continue reading

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SKY CLOUDS AND WATER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECH   A quiet, steamy morning – the wind not yet ready to hit the sails, An ominous sky of pink tinged clouds hanging low over the still water, Some of the boats stand anchored … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE CROSS

      ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When life engulfs you with anger and rage – when you struggle with fear and temptation, Turn your mind to the glory of God’s written page – He will heal you and … Continue reading

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LAST HURRAH

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Summer is winding down, but there are still a few steamy days left.  Soon the beaches will close along with public pools, but the memories made during the summer of 2019 will live … Continue reading

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MORNING RAPTURE

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Ask any outdoor painter when it’s the best time to create art and they will undoubtedly say – in the morning or at twilight.  During these brief moments, God has taken … Continue reading

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WAIT A LITTLE WHILE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Gliding through the morning waters, watching as the sun breaks through, All alone as diamonds glisten, dancing in the morning dew, Slicing through the still clear water, searching for the perfect place, … Continue reading

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STEP INTO THE LIGHT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A tender shepherd walked this earth with love within his touch, His words could calm the troubled sheep, His hands led them through much. He chased away the predators,  He brought them safely home. … Continue reading

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ENRAGED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A mighty torrent of raging water gushes through the mountain passes, Tumbling over granite, Seeping through the tiniest cracks, Forging a path of energy on its way, Life hits us like that sometimes, … Continue reading

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A SURE FOUNDATION

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Atop a hill, within the mist, a sturdy city stands, It has withstood the sands of time, by folding of the hands, The prayers are not all answered, but certainly are heard, … Continue reading

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© It seems that nothing matters anymore, When tears like floods fall gently to the floor, When life itself seems meaningless and lost, We long for respite from the horrid cost.   The difference … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE YOU, GOD?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Where is the quiet place that you are longing for? Is it in those empty times when waiting to do more? Can you find contentment in the solitude of living? Or does … Continue reading

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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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BATHED IN NEW LIFE

Oppressive, steamy, heavy air, filling the atmosphere with mugginess. Your body perspires, your clothes stick to your body, you seek relief. As rain falls and is absorbed back into the sky, the circle continues, Until the clouds are emptied and … 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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