Surface Pretty

February 25, 2012
Surface pretty-
a monster inside
her heart, her soul,
her life.
Mascara bleeding
with the tears she cries-
she smiles and laughs,
then lies.
Surface pretty-
ugly within;
her heart as black
as sin.
If they saw her soul,
they all would flinch.
They would never trust

Surface pretty-
demon girl.
She chats and charms,
but kills.
Her heart racing for
the thrill...
poisoned, pretty
Surface pretty,
and sweet, and vain-
black blood runs in
her veins.
Lipstick smile hides
needle fangs.
And hate, and lust,
and pain.

Surface pretty-
empty inside.
She smiles, beguiles,
and lies.

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Shadowpomgurl said...
Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:52 pm
i just did, lol! sorry it took me SOOO long! :p
so_joy said...
Dec. 10, 2012 at 10:21 am
I didn't care so much for the amount of violence, but felt it was necessary to the poem. It was good, great job! Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! It would mean a lot:) Thanks!
Shadowpomgurl replied...
Dec. 10, 2012 at 7:32 pm
THANKS for commenting! I appreciate the feedback! i guess you're right- my poems tend toward the dark side. :p
so_joy replied...
Dec. 11, 2012 at 9:42 am
I enjoy several of them. Do you mind returning the favor and reading some of mine?
Shadowpomgurl replied...
Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:53 pm
yup! sorry it took me soo long! you're really good! :D
numchuxgurl said...
Dec. 9, 2012 at 10:36 am
sad but extreamly well written *)
Diana said...
Dec. 3, 2012 at 7:20 pm
Maya this is my all time favorite!! I love it!!! Describes the female culture favored and highly marketed in American Culture. Great work.
Basya44 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 4, 2012 at 1:38 pm
I really really like this. Nice work:)
Shadowpomgurl replied...
Dec. 10, 2012 at 7:33 pm
im soo glad you like it!  :D
Allicat001 said...
Sept. 1, 2012 at 6:12 pm
I love it, this poem was about a topic that I haven't seen much on TI before, it's genius!  Great job and keep writing! 
Shadowpom replied...
Sept. 5, 2012 at 4:33 pm
GENIUS??? thanks, lol :)
freefire14 said...
Mar. 22, 2012 at 12:12 am
I like this one a lot. keep writing
Shadowpom replied...
Aug. 30, 2012 at 10:44 am
Thanks so so much! ;) and don't worry, I will!
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