Tag Archives: Poetry by Kathy Boecher

HEAR OUR PRAYER, OH, LORD!

A golden sun is shining outside my window pane, The sky is blue, the grass is green yet it’s just not the same, The beauty that surrounds us can swiftly blow away, In just one second life can pass into … Continue reading

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ON A TREACHEROUS SEA

The raging waters swirl and churn, a storm within me starts to burn, The sea erupts with power unknown, I know I can’t face this alone, Each wave explodes with God’s soft voice, it seems to me I have no … Continue reading

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WALKING IN DANGER

The news of the day seems hopeless, darkness will consume the light, Our fears can often destroy us, making stars escape the night, And even in those darkest hours, our fears will be held at bay, Our God is there … Continue reading

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WANDERING TOWARDS THE END

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER “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, … Continue reading

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GRADUATION DAY – NOW WHAT?

It’s finally come – your high school graduation, So now what are you going to do? You look quite amazing – beyond expectation, Just think of what you have been through. You’ve gained so much knowledge in twelve years of … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SILLINESS

A little COVID19 song I wrote for your enjoyment and maybe a chuckle or two. To the tune of “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” I’ll be home forever.  You can count on that. There will be snow while candles glow … Continue reading

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MARY’S FAITH

I don’t know about you, but to have the faith that Mary exhibited when she was told she would be impregnated with God’s own Son, is more than a little hard to imagine. The news itself was impossible from a … Continue reading

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AN EARLY CHRISTMAS TALE

‘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 surely infringe, So off to the hardware … Continue reading

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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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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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