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Below is the poem entitled Ensnared which was written by poet Leo Larry Amadore. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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This is another childhood poem.  The title was meant as a combination of "encapsulated" and "snared"....

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(Another childhood poem.)

Filaments tightly woven,

a chrysalis cradles me,

deflects the dangers;

it is an armored womb,

bright and hard.

Loosely woven,

a web imprisons me;

struggles snare me firmly

in these threads.

What weaves this armor

and this trap?

It is I --

I am the spider,

and the potential


Copyright © Leo Larry Amadore

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  1. Date: 3/7/2012 7:04:00 PM
    Just a wonderful piece of writing. I really like the imagery and parallels drawn in your writing. Stephen.

  1. Date: 2/27/2012 7:40:00 PM
    Leo, What's up my man! Or, what up? Or better yet, the young/old poems are great--actually more than great--we'll talk end of week. Great to meet you..unfortunately I don't have much spare time early in week--still work 3 days so look forward to seeing more later---the best, Craig---BTW, this poem has too much to comment on in a minute.