Tag Archives: Poetry by Kathy Boecher

KITCHEN CENTERPIECE

As I think back to times that warm my heart, I can’t help but remember the old cast iron stove that was the centerpiece of my grandparent’s kitchen. That huge conservator of heat kept the house warm – listened to … Continue reading

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SILENT SATURDAY

My post today is intended for me, myself and I. I’ve been known to fly off the handle from time to time. I don’t do it often, but when I do, it’s time to put my own thinking to bed, … Continue reading

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I WISH I HADEN’T SAID THAT

Words spill out of my mouth thoughtlessly, Unyielding my tongue pushes them into the world. Where did those words come from? My mind does not take the time to realize The way they could be interpreted, The way they could hurt, … Continue reading

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HOLES IN THE SKY

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Angel dust fills the morning sky, starts out as ominous, Clouds go expeditiously by, waking up the consciousness , The sun burns through the murkiness, melting darkness into light, Rays of blue and gold acquiesce, birds … Continue reading

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THE BEAT OF A DIFFERENT DRUM

The beat of a different drummer, the rhythm that forms its song, The ratta-tat-tat of the lonely drum, the war call it brings along, Words of engagement underlie, beneath the beating cadence, The march of weary, blood torn feet, continue … Continue reading

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THROUGH MY WINDOW

A journey through a crystal pane of light and glorious sun, Separated by a wall that’s conceived within my mind, A longing leads my heart into a place where I can run, A place to hide, to bear my soul, … Continue reading

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HE’S ALIVE!

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Across refreshing waters pure, the sign remains in place, The glorious cross of Jesus, Christ, transcends both time and space, Instrument of execution, stained with blood, sweat and tears,               … Continue reading

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SUBMISSION

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Raising hands to our God on high, with head bowed in submission, Tears flow fast as our eyes do cry, repentance and petition, The words seem empty as we pray, but God will send His Spirit, … Continue reading

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LAMB OF GOD

A lamb goes uncomplaining to its death.  The pure, free from blemish sacrifice would atone for the sins of man.  Today blood sacrifices are unnecessary because the true Lamb of God, Jesus, came to take our place – to be … Continue reading

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MOTHER, DID YOU KNOW?

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Did you know on that first day? Was it apparent to you, just how much I needed you? For nine months I++ rested snuggly inside of you, Hearing the ever present beating of your heart, Soon … Continue reading

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THE CHRISTMAS MOUSE

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© ‘Twas right before Christmas and in our simple old house, Not a creature was stirring except one small mouse, He wasn’t too big, but the sight made me cringe, A mouse in the house meant he’d … Continue reading

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HE DIED

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© At the hour of the evening sacrifice, Jesus died.  His stricken body had suffered unbearable torture, even for the Son of God.  At last the weight of the sin of the world crushed him.  He died, … Continue reading

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THIRST NO MORE

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© It seemed as though the thirst would never be quenched.  As Jesus hung on that horrific cross – he expressed his need for water – he expressed his connection and disconnection with his father – showed … Continue reading

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HE WAS PIERCED FOR ME

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER©   A babe so soft, a child so sweet, lay on a bed of hay, His mom looked at the dimpled hands and counted fingers at play. His hands would grow with bruises and scuffs as children so often … Continue reading

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THE FINAL SACRIFICE

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© A tender shepherd walked this earth with love within his touch, His words could calm the troubled sheep, His hands led them through much. He chased away the predators,  He brought them safely home. He often searched … Continue reading

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COME CLOSER

Holding my breath in wild anticipation, I come to you prepared for the best, You reach out to me with loving arms, Your enfold me, You protect, You cover me, You fill me with love unending, Come closer, Let me … Continue reading

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A WONDROUS MESSAGE

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© A child just turned a woman, became the chosen one, To hold the Son of God within – to be her firstborn Son, She wasn’t someone special – a lowly servant girl – But God had … Continue reading

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COLORLESS

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© My world has turned to black and white, enveloped in ice and snow, Birds longing to sing their arias. feel temperatures soar below, Calendars say it should be spring, but heaven has other plans, An abundance of … Continue reading

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