Category Archives: Poetry

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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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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