Category Archives: Poetry

FROZEN LANDSCAPE

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Light in darkness – sweet redemption – all my sins he melts away, He brings life from deep depression – cradling in his arms each day, In darkest hours I make … Continue reading

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TO THE HUNT

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Snow’s definitely in the forecast, the trees are bare of leaves, The harvest has been harvested and they’ve brought in the sheaves, Now is the time to hunt for deer, at least I have … Continue reading

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UP ON THE HOUSETOP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© ‘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 … Continue reading

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CHILL IN THE AIR

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When Jack Frost comes through chilly nights, he paints a masterpiece, The windows glow with scenes of snow, etched by his hand’s release, The skies are bright cerulean blue, the trees have shed their … Continue reading

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THE PEACE OF GOD

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Looking back on days gone by, Gazing at a muddied sky, In the twinkling of an eye, The peace of God is there,   Trudging through the path of life, Summing up our … Continue reading

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STAYING ALIVE

ART & INSPIRATION FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© I wonder if, as we grow older, we sometimes lose the joy of our youth. We’ve experienced highs and lows for many years and the lows kind of overshadow the high points of life. … Continue reading

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WHAT ONCE WAS …

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Bold brush strokes, slide across an empty canvas, A dab of color, a splash of pigment, the imagination of the artist, What we see may not match his interpretation, What we feel through … Continue reading

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FIRST SNOW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© White was my favorite color when I was just a child, It made me think of purity, of peace and love gone wild, The colors of the rainbow are included in white’s glow, … Continue reading

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I GET MISTY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Each morning is like a new beginning, A fresh start, A clean slate, We begin with optimistic eyes pointed at the early glow of a rising sun, As moments progress, the light overtakes the day … Continue reading

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COME UNTO ME

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His hands are open to the world.  He reaches out to heal, He touches and His will is done.  He knows just how we feel, He took on human flesh to be … Continue reading

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GOD’S WORD ALONE

Your Word, Lord, is perfect. Its teachings are true, By faith we accept it, not by what we do, Your words can give strength to our weak minds each day, Our path is made straight by the things that you … Continue reading

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SWEPT CLEAN

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Howling, whistling, streaming through a patch of aging trees, The wind surprises and upsets and strips them of their leaves, One day a lush green canopy, another turned to gold, Soon … Continue reading

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WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Why is it when we strive for peace, in nature’s purest repose, In quietest tranquility, there’s often none I suppose, For every sanctuary has its own cacophony, We try to separate ourselves, but others are … Continue reading

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LAST RIDE OF AUTUMN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© One final day to set the sails, to glide o’er waters still, Feel the cold, sharp wind in your face, a final lap until, The cold autumn winds blow stiffly then, as water turns to ice, … Continue reading

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INTO THE WOODS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© It’s the time of the year when folks go and hunt deer, When they bond and have fun from the dawn of the sun. As I sit here at home, by myself all … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT TIME & PLACE

ART & POETRY & PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Our lives begin in innocence, we are too young to know; But even in those fledgling years, we choose the way we go. Our minds are bright our will is strong. We think … Continue reading

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PEREGRINE FALCON

WOOD SCULPTURE & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A raptor of a different sort, inhabits most the planet, It much prefers the warmer spots, near mountains, cliffs and rivers, No matter where God places him, he won’t take it for granted, He soars … Continue reading

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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© He used to splash through waters deep, he rested in seaweed, This giant of fresh water lakes, was quite a sight indeed, A trophy for the fisherman to take home and display, So all his friends could … Continue reading

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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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