Selecting the misery,
crown jewel of my pain

To wear like a necklace,
but serve as a chain

Its dark stone on fire,
all light one’s defaced

Reset in a solitaire,
—black diamond embrace

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2017)
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Kurt Philip Behm

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