Recent Reviews for Karen Hecht Springer
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 6/7/2015 12:02:33 PM|
Sometimes the peddler is peddling false goods, so it is wise to know the difference.
That only comes with experience and intuition, and not a little observation.
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 5/3/2015 1:28:22 PM
So enigmatic...and strangely beautiful....
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/29/2015 5:16:27 AM
a poem that keeps one wondering
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/27/2015 1:25:15 PM
A dynamic encounter, and so lovely!
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/26/2015 4:42:20 PM
I'm not quite sure what it all means, but it's an intriguing and well-written poem!
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/24/2015 7:15:13 AM
I think I got the metaphor or the allegory in this intriguing bit of poetry. Kudos.
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/23/2015 7:37:28 PM
Thought provoking, indeed!
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/23/2015 2:09:04 PM
I'll bet that peddler was selling Avon.
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/23/2015 11:55:53 AM
She missed it! Opportunity of a lifetime. Don't you hate it when that happens. She needed a new pepper mill anyway and, since she didn't answer the door quickly enough, now she has to eat the whole grounds, since she has no pepper mill that functions, to grind up the peppercorns. Just sayin'. ;-)
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/23/2015 11:38:10 AM
An interesting and intriguing write which, to me, has symbolism. Your verses awaken the thought process. Thank you for sharing, Karen. Love and best wishes,
The Fate Peddler (Poetry) - 4/23/2015 10:06:19 AM
Interesting to say the least is this mystery-laced poetry, Karen. First we wonder why she didn't let the peddler show her his wares (Oh my, that could be taken another way.) Then she becomes engrossed with the butterfly who was following the peddler, wondering what the peddler had that attracted the butterfly.
The Young Woman and the Sea (Poetry) - 4/5/2015 11:10:23 PM
Yah, that's how it is. like it!
The Young Woman and the Sea (Poetry) - 4/4/2015 4:44:51 PM
I love Parallel universes.
The Young Woman and the Sea (Poetry) - 4/1/2015 11:57:21 AM
Nice take on the old concept of "there are many fishes in the sea." The question is: which one's for thee?
The Young Woman and the Sea (Poetry) - 4/1/2015 8:00:34 AM
Made me think,
of my wallflower days,
wishing I somewhere else,
in a parallel universe,
being swept away.
The Young Woman and the Sea (Poetry) - 4/1/2015 7:04:13 AM
Taking it to the limit here, Karen. well done.
The Young Woman and the Sea (Poetry) - 4/1/2015 6:18:50 AM
I can feel where you're at. Parallel universes interests me a lot.
Smog (Poetry) - 2/3/2015 9:03:39 AM
Growing up sucks. More responsibility. Just always remember to KEEP that child-like piece - it is invaluable; and it gets you out of as much trouble as it gets you into. -- Jeff
Smog (Poetry) - 1/17/2015 9:22:29 PM
Well written and nicely expressed! You touched many hearts through this poem indeed. Life is a balance and too much time spent in one area will result in another area suffering much. That is not Success!
Smog (Poetry) - 1/13/2015 11:11:30 AM
Only way she can cope is by totally focusing minute by minute.
Gosh, this hits hard. It is similar to when I help abused women trying to let them see that there is an exit from their gray maze of their private hell.
Smog (Poetry) - 1/9/2015 1:34:52 PM
A truly emotional outpouring of someone trapped in a situation that is very difficult. Let's hope that you can write yourself out of this in the "now."
Smog (Poetry) - 1/9/2015 8:12:37 AM
I can't say it any better than Jerry. I think we all retain a part of us when we were scared kids that need comforted, and protected.
This poem really makes you stop and think.
Smog (Poetry) - 1/8/2015 3:34:06 PM
Intense is the word I will use to convey what I feel about this poem. You took the enormous undertaking of delving deep, deep within the psyche and you did it brilliantly.
Live or Lose (Poetry) - 1/8/2015 3:00:12 PM
A most thought-inciting write, Karen. I am cheering for you to "win." Love and best wishes,
Smog (Poetry) - 1/8/2015 2:58:21 PM
I find this so compelling; the whole expressive offering awakens emotions and grasps me by my soul. I feel you have written about me, Karen. This is very well done. Thank you for sharing your gift. Love and my very best wishes to you,
When She Left The World Behind (Poetry) - 1/3/2015 2:15:18 PM
This is most thought-inciting, Karen. I like it very much. Love and best wishes to you,
Astray (Poetry) - 1/3/2015 1:33:35 PM
The truth of the lie...,
Some may say it's the lie of the truth. :) A rather unique poem from a most agile and free mind.
Astray (Poetry) - 1/2/2015 12:31:04 PM
Wonderful write with much meaning to me.
Astray (Poetry) - 1/2/2015 7:48:12 AM
Interesting poem, I enjoyed reading it.
Astray (Poetry) - 1/1/2015 6:23:29 PM
"It's the truth of the lie that they try to accost" I love this, as do I the rest of the poem, but this line is so very, very telling. WoW! I have never seen it presented in this way.
Astray (Poetry) - 1/1/2015 5:49:47 PM
A fine metaphorical write that expresses meaning in most effective way. Thank you for sharing, Karen. Love and best wishes to you,
Lost (Poetry) - 11/1/2014 12:49:45 PM
Some very good phraseology and psychology to boot!
Lost (Poetry) - 10/31/2014 7:23:56 PM
This makes me think of life and it's many paths. Excellently written.
Lost (Poetry) - 10/31/2014 3:27:45 PM
This is poetry that "speaks to" and touches my soul. Thank you for sharing, Karen. It is fine to see you again. Love and best wishes,
Lost (Poetry) - 10/31/2014 2:32:52 PM
Fairy Dust (Poetry) - 1/26/2014 5:41:10 PM
A mystical write - dreamy!
Fairy Dust (Poetry) - 1/26/2014 11:42:48 AM
a fine write
Fairy Dust (Poetry) - 1/26/2014 11:11:05 AM
Oh, you're done. I'll stick a fork in that. We certainly would like to have pleasant dreams, and if fairy dust can do it, so be it.
Fairy Dust (Poetry) - 1/26/2014 8:55:12 AM
Live or Lose (Poetry) - 1/21/2014 12:50:59 AM
Sad for this other person. Kudos to you!
Alone (Poetry) - 1/21/2014 12:48:19 AM
Man, how I feel this. I've been confined to a bed watching shadows on the wall! Believe me, you don't fail with words like these!
Wanted (Poetry) - 1/21/2014 12:45:58 AM
Oh, how the wants are lost for the needs. The message sure gets across!
Cruelty (Poetry) - 1/21/2014 12:44:01 AM
How much we put aside to help others!!! Excellently penned.
When She Left The World Behind (Poetry) - 1/21/2014 12:41:49 AM
I find this so very interesting, especially the line, "Marching through relentless rain in the mind...". No one gets out of this alive.
When She Left The World Behind (Poetry) - 1/10/2014 11:00:49 AM
There is no doubt of the struggle described. And there's nothing truer than there are no winners in the battle for life.
Live or Lose (Poetry) - 12/21/2013 11:13:51 AM
If we don't take care of ourselves, love ourselves, make right choices for ourselves there is no hope for us. Well penned wisdom.
Live or Lose (Poetry) - 12/15/2013 4:29:53 AM
This brought to mind an old song from the days of slavery and the trek to freedom called "follow the drinking gourd." It was a reference to the Big Dipper pointing to the North Star. It showed the way out of the south and into the north. It didn't guarantee freedom, but it gave freedom a chance.
At the Corner of Stay and Go (Poetry) - 12/14/2013 2:36:05 PM
This is a familiar scenario in many peoples lives...we invest and when we see our investment in life dwindle down to nothing...we seem to see it as if we lost...but it really is not the case. I love the title...that is what drew me in to this poem "Standing at the corner of stay and go" that screams INDECISIVENESS yet begs for a solution.
Live or Lose (Poetry) - 12/14/2013 2:31:54 PM
Of course, we cannot live waiting for someone else to make a move...sometimes we have to make that move first so that life does not become and echo of sameness...if we know what we want then we must make it so excellent work.
Live or Lose (Poetry) - 12/14/2013 12:13:48 PM
I hope this turns into a fight for what's right.
Live or Lose (Poetry) - 12/14/2013 5:27:40 AM
Some of us don't have the cajones to fight for themselves.
Live or Lose (Poetry) - 12/14/2013 4:17:43 AM
one should never accept to lose
At the Corner of Stay and Go (Poetry) - 11/16/2013 7:33:44 PM
This is about what is going through my mind at this time.
Mr. Sandman (Poetry) - 11/11/2013 12:34:03 PM
When we have something on our minds, stressful occurrences or woes...it seems Mr. Sandman is needed badly to at least, keep things at bay until the morn. Excellent work.
Mr. Sandman (Poetry) - 11/10/2013 9:28:20 AM
Got me thinking about that old song: "Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream. Make him the sweetest that I've ever seen."
Mr. Sandman (Poetry) - 11/10/2013 4:49:33 AM
As a substitute for God, Mr. Sandman does alright. At least he doesn't send you to the pits of Hell if He is displeased with you. Oh, wait! I forgot about the nightmares. Heh.Heh
Knowing (Poetry) - 11/4/2013 8:45:06 AM
A beautiful description of the owl. As a youth, I was thought that they were evil, fair game. But now I look at them as part of nature's perfection, keeping the small rodent population in check.
One time I had the good fortune to have a screech owl in my house. In order to put him back outside, I used a broom for him to perch on. I was shocked at his weight… like a feather. A feather dressed in feathers with a sharp beak, sharp talons and in penetrating eyes. Hunting only in the night. Unforgettable.
Knowing (Poetry) - 11/3/2013 3:24:44 PM
You bet. Stand clear of that talon-like beak. Scary photo.
Fate (Poetry) - 10/14/2013 10:52:20 PM
Your work is superb Your lines spill images that tell much more
Faith Keeper (Poetry) - 10/14/2013 10:46:49 PM
You weave excellence in these lines.
The Game (Poetry) - 10/14/2013 10:45:41 PM
Very well written work of art
Let's Go (Poetry) - 9/16/2013 2:22:20 AM
keep true to yourself
Let's Go (Poetry) - 9/14/2013 12:43:01 PM
It's good to stop making excuses and left the inner child out. “Let's go!”
Let's Go (Poetry) - 9/14/2013 7:10:17 AM
Good that you made peace with your demons, so did I not too long ago. This is a happy poem, and yes indeed, shake, rattle and roll . . .
All About Me (Poetry) - 9/12/2013 11:29:49 AM
And after you've had your fill of you, I hope that you do unto others as has been done to yourself by you.
All About Me (Poetry) - 9/12/2013 4:05:05 AM
good for you
All About Me (Poetry) - 9/12/2013 3:20:27 AM
I like this. And why shouldn't it be about you? You are the primary one. You are the one who lives in your skin, takes life's abuse, and yes love. Always and forever look out for your number one.
Wind Song (Poetry) - 8/15/2013 10:23:36 AM
The wind carries much insight that you have the wisdom to collect.
Wind Song (Poetry) - 8/14/2013 9:39:24 AM
an enchanting song it is