Tag Archives: Inspiration

YOUR WILL, NOT MINE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER My God, you’ve shown your will for me in everything you do, You break the earth, you cut through rock, you kiss the morning dew, The skies surrender to your voice, the … Continue reading

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FINDING PEACE

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER Where can you find some peace of mind, when all around seems lost,In city streets so dimly lit, at an expensive cost,In valleys green where water pours through rivers pure and clean,In shadows of … Continue reading

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MOVING ON OR LIVING IN THE PAST

I think every generation believes that the “good old days” were the times they were growing up and young adults.  George Washington undoubtedly preferred remembering the days when he was cutting down cherry trees more than his time leading a … 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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WHAT PRICE FOR ART?

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SORTING THROUGH THE CLUTTER

A wagon wheel, a whiskey barrel, a window box so quaint, Sit in the midst of chaos there and all could use some fresh paint, The things we looked at long ago as bounty without measure, Has now become worn … Continue reading

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BEACHED

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Cool, refreshing waters wash up on an empty, tranquil beach, The final days of summer have washed over us and we are spent, Our days pass so quickly as we grow old … Continue reading

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GENERATION REDEEMED

It seems every generation has been tagged with some sort of nickname. For example; the roaring 20s, the dirty 30s, the swinging 60s and the disco 70s. Other terms are also associated with each age; such as the Greatest Generation, … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU’RE AN ARTIST . . .

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© A grove of trees, a cloud filled sky, a building set in the midst of nature, Anywhere the road takes you can become the perfect destination for a painting, When … Continue reading

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ONE FELL SWOOP

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© (It always puzzles me how so many of the gigantic birds are able to lift their heavy bodies to the skies.  Even when their mouths are filled with breakfast and the aerodynamics seem impossible, they … Continue reading

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MISTY MONDAY MORNING

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The sun lazily rises behind the sleepy little town, Kissing the rooftops with filtered light, Seeping through the trees and tickling the leaves, A misty haze still holds the remnants of overnight … Continue reading

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BACK TO NATURE

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A blue-grey sky, rolls swiftly by, the clouds entwine with glory, The road is paved with gilded stones, that tell an endless story, A husky mule, a rugged man, set out to … Continue reading

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DAISY, DAISY . . .

ART & POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© The bright and friendly face of a daisy is welcoming and delightful. It’s crisply starched collar of white surrounds its face with freshness. No one is dressed as perfectly as these.  These bountiful blooms cheer … Continue reading

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ABANDONED HOUSEBOAT

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The old houseboat still maintained a look of elegance even though paint was chipped and faded – the bough battered slightly from constant pushing against a battered shoreline, She sat quietly moored … Continue reading

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IMAGINATION

Imagination is funny, it makes a cloudy day sunny. Makes a bee think of honey just as I think of you. Imagination is crazy, your whole perspective gets hazy. Starts you asking a daisy what to do, what to do. Have … Continue reading

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GREAT GOD, LITTLE ME

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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A NEW KIND OF GRADUATION

“Education which stops with efficiency may prove the greatest menace to society. … We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The graduating class of … Continue reading

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REFRESHING RAIN

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Refreshing, cleansing rain falls softly on an eager earth, Thirsting for relief, longing for renewal and rebirth. The tears of God bring respite for the dying soul, He gave His only Son … Continue reading

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HIDEAWAY

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© A once bustling hot spot, filled with laughter and good times, Stands obscured under moss covered walls of stone, The recesses of mortar have all but decayed, Leaving only empty spaces, … Continue reading

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LOOKING FORWARD & UP

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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