Tag Archives: Poetry by Kathy Boecher

A THEATRE COSTUMER’S LAMENT

Six years ago, my costume wardrobe was huge. I still have a few boxes up in the attic of the garage, but for some reason, when I’m called upon to locate a costume or find one for myself, I come … Continue reading

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FALLING IN LOVE ALL OVER AGAIN!

I’ve been absent for a while because of illness. Not just me, but the long, drawn-out issues my husband is struggling with. Through this time of our lives together, we still enjoy each other’s company and can laugh in spite … Continue reading

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IS YOUR LIFE MEANINGLESS?

Ecclesiastes 2:11 “Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind; nothing was gained under the sun.” I find it interesting that time is … Continue reading

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FIRST SNOW – A COLLAGE

This year has been filled with surprise after surprise. I believe 2022 will go down in history as one we’d love to forget. This morning the sky opened up and gently expelled flakes of white upon an already colorful blanket … Continue reading

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MY WALK, HIS WAY

WANDERING My steps have slowed, my pace has too. A desert waits, I know it’s true, I cautiously approach its ebb, I put away all fear and dread, I trust as if a child would do, step by step I … Continue reading

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A LOVE LETTER FROM GOD

This poem was written a number of years ago but might be a good way to send your children off to school. When there are so many dangers they must face each day – when they need encouragement – when … Continue reading

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SUMMER – ENDINGS & NEW BEGINNINGS

The smells of summer still hang in the air. The potent fragrance of fertile soil. The aroma of a bonfire after dark to whisk away the mosquitoes. The blooming roses cast their lovely scent as they cling to life, knowing … Continue reading

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GOD BREATHED

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© To waken in the morning mist, amidst God’s vast creation, To see the glory of His might and taste of His salvation, To walk in valleys lush and green, to lift your eyes to heaven, To … Continue reading

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LIFE GIVING WATER

Yesterday the clouds were heavy with rain – the air grew oppressive under the weight of high dew point levels.Within minutes the ominous clouds emptied in sheets of torrential rain upon the earth.Within seconds the air lightened. The clouds were … Continue reading

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THE HARDEST TEARS

When we cry in silence, I think it’s probably the best time to communicate with God. Not that we should be sad when we pray, but that we feel so connected to Him, that we have no fear in laying … Continue reading

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YOU WERE BORN FOR THIS TIME

The Book of Esther does not mention the name of God within its pages, but He is apparent throughout the entire story. It is a story of patience – waiting for God’s will to be accomplished – and faith that … Continue reading

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FRACTURED FRIDAY

Today is Friday and time for a fractured fairy tale poem. i can relate to the story of the princess and the Pea. There are those of us who can’t stand that bothersome little thread within our sock that creates … Continue reading

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TO MOMS EVERYWHERE

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 are crushed.  The coffee’s running out, The oatmeal … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY THOUGHTS

In a few days, it will be Mother’s Day Not a day goes by that I don’t think of this amazing woman. She helped to define and shape me throughout my life. She gave me confidence to be proud of … Continue reading

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HAPPY EVER AFTER

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER – ARE THERE HAPPILY EVER AFTERS? If every day held fairy tales and happily ever afters,Our lives would soon grow boring. We’d be hanging from the rafters.So, God gives us all challenges through every single dayTo … Continue reading

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BECAUSE HE LIVES, SO DO WE!

What will remain when we are gone, what memories will stay, How will the world remember us when we are far away, The treasures that we leave behind are often just a breath, A moment in this world of ours … Continue reading

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KING JESUS

You are my Lord and King. Without you I am lost. My praise to you I bring, for paying the great cost. You died upon the cross to save a wretch like me. You suffered pain and loss upon that … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEXT?

This world of ours – it’s a mixture of cultures, filled with different races, consumed with material things, longing for success, desirous of power and filled with greed. When all those things combine, there can be chaos. When it looks … Continue reading

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GROW OLD WITH ME, THE BEST IS YET TO BE

Today, my husband becomes and octogenarian. I will catch up with him in June. We’ve known each other since we were thirteen and he has been my best friend through all those years. I wrote this poem a few years … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL HEAVEN BE LIKE?

I often wonder what it will be like in heaven. Will we be floating around on clouds and playing harps, or will we be doing the things that we love the most? I can imagine writing spectacular plays with a … Continue reading

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