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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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Several years ago I was in a play called, “Summer Tree.” The story centered around a young man who struggled with going to war in Viet Nam.  He struggled over enlisting or waiting to be drafted.  Over the course of the play … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER©   As the heat of the day pours down, and the children laugh and play, As grills sizzle with barbecue, cars fill up the interstate, We are drawn to the lakes and streams to be … Continue reading

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“We can’t all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by.”    Will Rogers We’re all endowed with an inner little gem, called a conscience, which allows us the ability to discern the difference between … Continue reading

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ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I … Continue reading

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Memorial – remembrance – holding one in high esteem for deeds accomplished – the fallen, the wounded, the broken – the men and women who lay their lives on the line, every day and night for the safety of others.  That … Continue reading

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Originally posted by atimetoshare.me  5/21/2015 It may have begun somewhere in the 1970s.  We were winding down a seemingly endless war in Viet Nam.  Women fought for equal rights.  Segregation was still an issue.  We had a national scandal and saw a … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL T. & KATHY BOECHER© Sitting in the backyard chair, Gazing at the haze filled air, Skies of blue and not a care, Reflections on a pond do glare, Brilliant colors – lots to spare, Flowers … Continue reading

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They called it Decoration Day so many years ago, We’d dress our bikes with crepe paper to let our neighbors know, Our pride was in the best place yet for all of us to grow, Though times have changed and … Continue reading

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