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Ensnared

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Ensnared

(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 gray filaments.
What weaves this armor
and this trap?
It is I --
I am the spider,
and the potential
butterfly.

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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.