Category Archives: Poetry

NEW LIFE APPEARS

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© These delicate, translucent blooms are not much seen today, A glimpse of what once used to be in fields along the way, In sunny spots they flourished there, with shades of pink and red, … Continue reading

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SEEDS OF LIFE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© This week I’ll be featuring some of my art work.  I don’t paint often, but when I do it’s usually of flowers and garden scenes.  I’ll go back to Paul’s beautiful paintings again next … Continue reading

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STAYING ALIVE

Another of my favorite paintings reeks of nostalgia.  This old barn has been converted into a wedding and event venue.  What’s old has become new again.  It’s been restored for a different use, but the memories of old still linger. … Continue reading

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THROUGH THE HAZE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Shades of grey, crimson and yellow dot the landscape with a magical mist, Covering a multitude of sins, I wonder if this is how we look to God? Covered with a veil of repentance … Continue reading

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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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