Damning Refrain

The deeper the words
  formed

The meaner they
  became

  ‘now free and alive
  and stirred from the bottom

  ‘once buried and denied
  in moments of pain’

Taking on new life,
  they glare and they scowl

Staring back from the mirror
  —a damning refrain

(Villanova Pennsylvania: May, 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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