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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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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 10, 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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