Tag Archives: Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher

THE FINAL ACT

 “Last scene of all…Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.”  AS YOU LIKE IT, Shakespeare Every life stage is composed of its own specific pattern, In infancy, we demand, We scream, We cry, As … Continue reading

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GOD IS, WAS AND ALWAYS WILL BE

Our world is filled with sadness – depression all around,Where can we turn for comfort when there’s none,The darkness draws around us – no respite can be found,We search for answers but they never come. The days close in upon … Continue reading

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THE MIGHTY MOOSE

His powerful muscles are apparent in a body strong enough to carry the weight of his gigantic antlers.  His antlers resemble open hands reaching up to heaven.  As with all of God’s creatures, those six foot wide horns are set upon his head for a purpose. … Continue reading

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FILL MY HEART WITH GRATITUDE

Each day our hearts should swell with joy, for treasures that we hold, And count the blessings God employs, much greater than pure gold, The gifts within His creation, the untouched land and trees, The waters with deep hydration, the tender, soothing breeze, The forests … Continue reading

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IT’S WHAT’S INSIDE THAT COUNTS

Give thanks to the Lord for His creation,In His hands all things came into existence. The trees perfectly designed and crafted to bring shade, comfort, and shelter,The seas in all their majesty, blown into place by His breath,Abundant with life, … Continue reading

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WINTER SOWING

It’s hard for us to fathom that anything could grow, In cold and frozen ground that’s covered with fresh snow, But not for our Creator God, the maker of all things, The seeds that He has sown right now, will … Continue reading

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WHAT IF . . .

What if humanity was more like the animal kingdom, Carefree and unconcerned about where to find their next meal, What if we lived in harmony without prejudice, violence, hatred, What if our leaders really cared about those they lead, What if … Continue reading

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FREEDOM FROM FEAR

When life becomes impossible and full of rhetoric, When fears surround and every sound begins to make you sick, When words of hate and viciousness, spew from the pit of hell, When lies are spread and tears are shed, and Satan works his … Continue reading

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OH, WHAT A WEB . . .

Sin, Like a web of deception, That weaves within and out of our souls, A network of threads Intermingled with thoughts, Words, Deeds, Designed to deceive, To lead us away, To engulf us with lies, Darting in and out, With … Continue reading

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MY COUNTRY, MY HEART

A majestic eagle spreads his wings, a span of eight feet wide, The pinions on those glorious wings with heaven soon collide, His feathers were made for reaching God, they also serve to save, Protection for those just learning how … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE DOOR

His life was a mess. He was tattered and torn; still he slowly approached the door, He had lost every hope. He was broken and worn. Yet he felt there had to be more, With all of his might, with … Continue reading

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FROM A TRICKLE TO A RAGING RIVER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A small mass of melting snow trickles gently over rocks and crevices, Weeping as the tears of God, Hemorrhaging from each pore within the granite, Shards of glasslike ice, Intertwining, Mingling, Coexisting, … Continue reading

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HOW ARE YOU?

We often ask, “How are you?” We may even sound sincere.The problem is our listening skills. We sometimes never hear.We’re so much in a hurry. We think we’re being nice,But if it meant you’d help someone, five minutes would suffice. … Continue reading

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TAKE ME AWAY

In solitude we sometimes find ourselves – we need some time alone, A quiet place where life stands still – an instant safety zone, Where waters blue surround us, where peace is everywhere, Where you can hear the voice of God, in … Continue reading

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THE PEACE OF GOD IS THERE

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 natural … Continue reading

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FORBODING

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, mirroring the lamplight from inside,Some shops remain open, while others … Continue reading

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A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

When souls are weary of this life  – when thoughts of paradise move in, Dreams of heavenly places light – upon our tattered lives of sin, Our hearts are filled with thoughts of death – we live as if it’s … Continue reading

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BIRD ON A LEDGE

A wondrous sight sat on a ledge, his feathers he did flutter, His voice sang notes that reached to God like words he couldn’t mutter, Upon that ledge so far from earth his voice entered heaven’s gate, He hoped with … Continue reading

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OPTIMISM?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER This poem was written during the middle of a long winter.  During a time when things seem hopeless it’s good to know that tomorrow will come and we will go on with … Continue reading

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A ROAD TO HELL

The path is strewn with peril, there’s danger all around, A hydrothermal basin, steam rising from the ground, You walk with trepidation, yet something draws you in, The beauty that surrounds you, just covers up the sin, Though others also walk there, … Continue reading

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