Category Archives: Poetry

REBRANDING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This familiar piece of art is one of my favorites, because it shows how something old can become useful when someone has the vision and the wherewithal.  It’s also an inspiring reminder … Continue reading

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VACATION TIME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The city life has strangled you, in every single way, You pack the car, the wife and kids and make your getaway. You fight the traffic and the heat, you long for the … Continue reading

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FRESH

ART & POETRY FROM PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© GALATIANS 5:22-23   “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,  gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Fruit, luscious, ripe and sumptuous, A result of … Continue reading

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CONTRAST

This is another favorite of Paul’s art.  The stark contrast of the lone white tree in the center of darkness is so true of us once we have become part of Jesus’ family.  We stand out from others, not because we are … Continue reading

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COVERED WITH HIS PINIONS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This place that we have loved, this lonely withered space, Has faltered with the winter snows and cannot rise again, Without that inner life, that comes from heaven’s place, Our lives will be … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TIME & PLACE

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 cities … Continue reading

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FLEETING MEMORY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This favorite painting is a memory of what we were watching a few short months ago.  A white blanket of snow was spread out upon the landscape.  The bark on the birch … Continue reading

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SCARRED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This painting wouldn’t be considered beautiful by most, but looking at it closely, I can see myself in that tree  Each second of life is quickly ticking away.  The weight of brokenness … Continue reading

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BRIGADOON?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© No this isn’t the mystical little town of Brigadoon in Scotland.  It might be though.  The town that appeared once every hundred years, filled with legend, love and beautiful music. This is … Continue reading

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EARLY SUMMER SIZZLE

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   The sun lifts its weary head and opens its sleepy eyes, Casting shadows upon the lake with diamond fireflies, Water is still, ships stand tall, the air is heavy with … Continue reading

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WISDOM

ORIGINALLY POSTED 4/18/2016 – ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© This pencil sketch has appeared on my page many times.  It was done quite a while ago and remains one of my favorites. I love art that tells … Continue reading

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COME TO ME

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A pale glimmer of mauve glistens over the city as the sun descends into night, Leaving a path of darkened shadows and sparkling diamonds in its wake, Reflections cover a cobblestone street, … Continue reading

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WHAT LAYS BEYOND

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What started as a single seed reclining in the earth, Is now a giant masterpiece with monetary worth, The time it took to grow this tree encompassed many years, It suffered many … Continue reading

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CRASHING DOWN

  ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The tears of God come rushing down to moisturize the earth, The water fills the hardened ground with life and brings new birth. The seeds that we have planted, lie dormant … Continue reading

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STILL LIFE

This is the beginning of a new series called “POTPOURRI,” including paintings that I really like. ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When it seems that all is gone and the days stretch on too long, There is … Continue reading

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ROCK SOLID

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Within the mountain’s early dawn, His majesty is seen, The skies fill up with brilliance, and glorious golden sheen, His breath is seen in morning mist, His voice through eagles’ song, His power … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A MOUNTAIN ….

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Three trees stood upon a mountain, Once serving as sentries to guard the city, One day they were used for another purpose, God needed all of them, Each played a part in God’s … Continue reading

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LOOKING UP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© That first glimmer of light at dawn – when God kisses the mountain tops, Waking the life from pleasant sleep, refreshing with morning dew drops, The stillness of morning’s first light, explodes … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN MEMORIES

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© An early morning ride up into the mountains, Releases every ounce of tension in your soul and body, The light caresses each tree and bounces across the hills, The wind gently breathes … Continue reading

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THE MOUNTAINS DECLARE YOUR GLORY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Cutting through the depths of granite, crushing stone along the way, Even though our God has planned it, it still takes our breath away, Mountains high and surface rugged, deep crevasses cut … Continue reading

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