Category Archives: Winter

WINTER WONDERLAND

Last night as I went to rehearsal for an upcoming performance of “Willie Wonka,” the temperature was around 53 degrees.  A little rain fell during the day so the roads were wet, but it felt almost tropical for Minnesota.  During the … Continue reading

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THE WINTER THAT NEVER ENDS

The sun sprinkles a handful of fairy dust upon clinging icicles. Each one hangs on for dear life hoping that tomorrow the thermometer allows them to dwindle a bit, but in reality each day only adds to their girth. That … Continue reading

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JANUARY THAW

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Shortened days – lack of sunlight, Fields are white and streets now glazed, In the icy silence of a stolen breath, Through wild anticipation of lost moments soon remembered, Anxiously we … Continue reading

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WINTER

  The sun sprinkles a handful of fairy dust upon clinging icicles. Each one hangs on for dear life hoping that tomorrow the thermometer allows them to dwindle a bit, but in reality that each day only adds to their … Continue reading

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Hearts Melting

Intricate patterns of geometrical shapes Created one by one. Snowflakes – Each with a unique design. Like us they are not only unique, They are destined to melt down. They float gently through their brief existence – Maybe experiencing an … Continue reading

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Winter Warmth

Shortened days – lack of sunlight. Fields are white and streets now glazed. In the icy silence of a stolen breath, Through wild anticipation of lost moments soon remembered Anxiously we wait for one who promised he would come. In … Continue reading

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Fire

Crackling flames spit sparks onto the sides of a fire pit. Golden toasted marshmallows hang tightly to a green branch. The chill of winter invades your joints and consumes your breath. A fleecy blanket caresses your shoulders. You move closer. … Continue reading

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Minnesota White

The sky blankets us with a grey mask of clouds. The thermostat may not reach 20 today. Crystal shards line the street where a plow left its remains. The hardened, pressed snow crunches beneath your feet and your shoes collect … Continue reading

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