Tag Archives: Art & Poetry by Paul & Kathy Boecher

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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REFLECTIONS ON THE CROSS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© His bruised and smitten body lay quiet in the grave, He gave His precious blood for me and all the world to save, There are no words to thank Him, to give love … 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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CLOSE CALLS

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Like ships that pass upon the open waters, We sail through life effortlessly, or so it seems, Under the surface there are tangles and weeds that strangle, Above, prevailing winds determine the journey, … Continue reading

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TO MOMS EVERYWHERE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© There are days when you grow weary, when your back will hold no more When your eyes grow sad and teary, and you run for the back door, Your dreams of sleeping in … Continue reading

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PULL ANCHOR – RAISE THE SAILS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Morning air, crisp – fresh –  invigorating, Sun dapples the still water with sparkling, glittering diamonds, Soon the solitude is broken, as sails are released from their sleep, As the sound of starched, … Continue reading

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BIG MUDDY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The muddy waters are stirred by the giant paddle wheel, Steam pours from the smoke stack, The craft easily cuts through the river, Gliding, coasting, dancing across the glasslike surface, Encroaching on … Continue reading

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A LESSON IN PATIENCE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Gliding through the morning waters, watching as the sun breaks through, All alone as diamonds glisten, dancing in the morning dew, Slicing through the still clear water, searching for the perfect place, … Continue reading

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TAKE ME AWAY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Weary of the noise of media attention, Exhausted by virtuous and often untrue claims, Troubled hearts cling to greater intervention, Longing for refreshment from the flames, Looking up is what we need for our salvation, … Continue reading

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