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Her skin, butter-cream by day, turns translucent by night.
Her hair, ebony black, shimmers like the night sky
But only to deceive those she encounters
Her lips, stained crimson from her victims
Eyes piercing blue, penetrating those who make contact with them
Her corpse, deemed immaculate by those she lures into her trap
She is the deceiver, the harlot of the hills
But cleverly disguised
The mark of the beast lies in her hands

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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dorcha-aingeal said...
Jan. 9, 2011 at 10:57 pm:
This is really good. Thank you  
 
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abeatleschick94 said...
Jan. 5, 2011 at 12:40 pm:
beautiful imagery! 
 
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Angel_17 said...
Jan. 1, 2011 at 1:23 pm:

it makes u think:)

great jobb

 
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alanacarlene said...
Dec. 22, 2010 at 12:03 pm:
This is a very beautyful poem! One of my new facorites!!!! Amazin job!
 
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CRAZYcubanSOLE said...
Dec. 12, 2010 at 12:01 pm:
This is sooooo good- would you mind if i used the tittle in one of my own peices?
 
MaRiSoL G. replied...
Dec. 17, 2010 at 10:12 am :

o WOW!!!! can really picture her just trapping and taking from those who are in love....i think that was the concept

 

 
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Evaine said...
Dec. 12, 2010 at 8:53 am:
me 2.  and the whole beauty being a disguise for a trap was very creative.  shows some resemblance to other pieces i read but still contains your own style and train of thought. nice work.
 
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aim610 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 2:30 pm:
This is a great poem. I love the usage of powerful words in comparison to using simple, ordinary and everyday words. The imagery is great! "Her skin, buttercream by day, turns translucent by night" (line 1) and "Eyes piercing blue, penetrating those who make contact with them" (line 5) are awesome examples of imagery. You definitely have a way with letting your mind take you to a place where you are free to express and compose such a wonderful poem. What a great job well done! :)
 
NoxVicticus replied...
Dec. 11, 2010 at 9:10 pm :
um... are you a teacher? Although, I agree the imagery is great.
 
aim610 replied...
Dec. 29, 2010 at 8:50 pm :
no, I'm not a teacher. This was an assignment had to do for English class. I had to respond to a poem that interest me.
 
NoxVicticus replied...
Jan. 7, 2011 at 5:17 pm :
Oh, gotcha.
 
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yowhatupman said...
Dec. 5, 2010 at 10:58 pm:
Woot woot! Vampire
 
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hopeIShere said...
Dec. 5, 2010 at 9:56 pm:
this has alot of meaning. wonderfully written. where did you get the idea for this? it sounds a lot (in my opinion) of a verse in Revelations about the harlot...but thts just me...
 
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russian_roulette21 said...
Dec. 3, 2010 at 1:53 pm:
Thank you everyone
 
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Asylum said...
Dec. 2, 2010 at 11:53 am:

i like this title

and the poem is amazing

 
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Diva001 said...
Nov. 30, 2010 at 7:55 pm:
this is good how long have you been writing?
 
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anonmyous said...
Nov. 30, 2010 at 11:10 am:
wow! i liked the way you potrayed that there is a beast lurking inside a beatiful woman! very mysterious! Loved it!
 
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wolveseye said...
Nov. 26, 2010 at 7:06 pm:
Awesome! I love it!
 
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phlogistonThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 25, 2010 at 10:56 pm:
I liked it. Very mysterious.
 
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JCG14 said...
Nov. 23, 2010 at 4:23 pm:
Great insight, beautiful imagery!
 
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