Sacrificial Hymn

I sold my soul
  for new meter and rhyme
 
Trading salvation,
  for a thing greater still
 
The joyous embrace
  of one hell damning phrase
 
Now immortal, perpetual,
—fulfilled
 
I sold my soul
  as the Devil laughed
 
Knowing not, my final words
  were for him
 
Exposing his lie,
  and his legions of hate
 
With my last breath,
—a sacrificial hymn
 
(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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