Category Archives: Poetry

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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THE BOTTOMLESS PIT

When you’ve hit the bottom of that dark and lonely road, When you’re mind is troubled and your ready to explode, When the days seem endless and the nights are oh so long, When you can’t tell the difference between what’s … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN SUNRISE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Enshrouded by the dark of night, majestic mountains stand upright, Protecting all that lays below, defending it from ice and snow, Though winds will swirl and rain may fall, they stand with purpose … Continue reading

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WHERE CAN I GO …

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The mountains might become a refuge, a hiding place, a fortress, Or they could be a place to get lost, To retreat, To blend in. When you try to hide from God, where … Continue reading

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THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Clouds ripple across brilliant orange skies, Gigantic cumulus tower over the others with majesty and power, Below them a gathering of tiny puffs  resembling a flock of reluctant sheep, They herd up as if … Continue reading

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CATCH OF THE DAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Hugging the shoreline with anchor full stay, Watching the sunrise on this perfect day, Reflections of light dance wildly around, Slapping the water not making a sound.   You throw in your line, … Continue reading

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HAUNTING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A ship through swirly water glides, no rest upon its deck, For this old craft of yesteryear is nothing but a wreck, Its crew has long since passed away, its captain is gone … Continue reading

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JUST THE TWO OF US

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Two lives mingle into one, Of one mind, One spirit, One body, Tempted at times by distractions, Yet always returning to each other, God watches over these creatures, As He sustains us … Continue reading

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