Category Archives: Poetry

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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THANKSGIVING MEMORIES

As I think back to times that warm my heart, I can’t help but remember the old cast iron stove that was the centerpiece of my grandparent’s kitchen. That huge conservator of heat kept the house warm – listened to … 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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EVERY HILL WILL LAY LOW

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   The trees stood tall at the gate, Once serving as sentries to guard the city, Today they were used for another purpose, They were needed by God, To hold three prisoners … 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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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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ENTRANCE TO AUTUMN

ART BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Give thanks to the Lord for His creation, In His hands all things came into existence, The trees perfectly designed and crafted to bring shade, comfort, and shelter, The seas in all their majesty, … Continue reading

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A RACE TO NOWHERE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Time pulls us away from the beauty around us. We’re in a race to beat the clock. Each day becomes a battle field between our time here , And hope of eternity … Continue reading

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HIDING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Deep within the tallest pines, with dark night’s haze enshrouded, A hidden place encased in webs of silver threads beclouded, A quiet sanctuary, a place to run and hide, A place to lick the wounds … Continue reading

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