Category Archives: Poetry

AUTUMN HEAT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER The sun is beating its hot rays, on browning grass and empty lake, The water is now turning cooler, but still it calls us to partake, Of one last ride across the waves, before … Continue reading

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DOWN HOME COMFORT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The backyard beckons me back home, the swing’s a welcome sight, It sits amongst a flower bed, with pillows soft and bright, The sound of crickets, frogs and birds, is constantly alive, There … Continue reading

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A WALK IN THE PARK

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The senses are enlivened with each new summer day, The sounds of children’s laughter, the funny games they play, The taste of cool refreshment, with ice cream on your lips, It doesn’t even … Continue reading

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AT THE DOOR

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© His life was a mess. He was tattered and torn; still he slowly approached the door, He had lost every hope. He was broken and worn. Yet he felt there had to be more, With all … Continue reading

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INSTANT SUMMER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When we left for our trip to So. Carolina at the end of April, our ground was still covered with the remnants of a winter blizzard that pounded us a week before.  … Continue reading

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SAILING

A fresh, crisp morning, The sun barely peaking over the eastern horizon, Boats being readied, Sails hoisted, The chatter of excited voices, The race is about to begin, Early summer days, Filled with billowing, white sails, Memories of a younger life, … Continue reading

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DAYS GONE BY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Sun kissed cobblestones, line the streets of gold, Streets we long to walk one day when heaven we behold, Dreams of simpler times, days of having fun, Time to spend with those … Continue reading

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MORNING LIGHT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Shades of purple, mauve and fuschia, kiss the tender, newborn growth, Light creates most glorious patterns in the river to betroath, Skipping, dancing, with a passion, never seen in man’s own eyes, Mirrored … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU SEE – PART 3

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What lies beneath the surface is difficult to see, We think that we can fix it like we would have it be, But time will show a difference, there’s naught that we can … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU SEE?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© You walk into a room full of people, Forming opinions before you know, You walk a narrow path in the country, Treading softly in places unknown. The sun casts its radiance upon you, You’re captured … Continue reading

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COLORLESS

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© My world has turned to black and white, enveloped in ice and snow, Birds longing to sing their arias. feel temperatures soar below, Calendars say it should be spring, but heaven has other plans, An abundance of … Continue reading

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THINKING POSITIVE

Spring is supposedly here, but Minnesota doesn’t realize that.  We’re in the midst of another snow event today with expected snow fall of 7-10 inches.  I am trying to remain positive and think happy spring thoughts.  I know this won’t … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON SPRING

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© “Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and … Continue reading

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PLEIN AIR INSIDE

\ ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Some days you have to paint inside, unless you’re made of steel, The weather doesn’t coincide, the wind chill makes you reel, Inside the studio you hide, until your fingers … Continue reading

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THE ROUND BARN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the city limits stands a relic from the past, It used to hold some animals, but those days are long passed, Today it holds many treasures, of times from long ago, Their memory … Continue reading

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AUGUST SKY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The fields are all but harvested, the hay lays on the ground, The air contains the slightest chill, with stillness all around, The old, red barn stands waiting now, to make it overflow, Abundance … Continue reading

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SO LONG AGO

A dream was hatched by a man, A dream which allowed him to see the future, Which gave him a glimpse of black and white co-existing, Without complication, Without hatred, Without malice, It was a dream which God gave to … Continue reading

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THE RIGHT DIRECTION

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The road is full of stumbling blocks, we see them every day, Our path is full of hiccups which toughen up the way, Our journey to eternity is filled with indecision, We … Continue reading

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MOONLIGHT SERENADE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Two lonely souls stand tall against the moon so bright above, Proclaiming sounds unheard by men, of their undying love, They lift their heads up to the sky, yet keep their … Continue reading

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BARRICADE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A mighty wall stands tall against a sky of azure blue. Protecting everything in sight from harm and danger too, A wall can hold back enemies and keep its people safe, … Continue reading

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