Divinity's Hymn

I sold my soul
  for new meter and rhyme

Trading salvation
  for a thing greater still

The joyful embrace
  of one hell damning phrase

Living 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
  —Divinity’s hymn

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 20, 2019

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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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