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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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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 11, 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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