Beauty is the Beast MAG

By Bridget Walker, El Dorado, KS

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



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on Dec. 10 2012 at 11:18 am
lonegirlforever, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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i think that this is really cool, amazing writer!!!

on Dec. 8 2012 at 11:45 pm
FauxedTea BRONZE, Denver, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
'We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.' -Andre Berthiaume

Very nice! Keep writing!

on Nov. 4 2012 at 9:17 am
MikaylaT BRONZE, Exeter, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
In that moment, I swear we were infinite.

Love love love this. Provided such a clear image in my head. Great work!

on Oct. 24 2012 at 8:39 am
sullierosex3 BRONZE, Teaneck, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
embrace your flaws, there what makes you unique.

your an amazing writer!

Kavon SILVER said...
on Oct. 18 2012 at 7:34 am
Kavon SILVER, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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"Harlot of the Hills" love that line.

UnoCinco said...
on Oct. 17 2012 at 1:42 pm
UnoCinco, Kansas City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"The world belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dream."

This poem is pretty cool I love the use of imagery within every line. The way you described this girl's physical features gives me a visual on how beautiful that girl must have been. In addition, I also really liked the way you ended the poem; It's very strong and gets to the point that sometime things are too good to be true.

on Oct. 12 2012 at 7:25 pm
Misfit95 PLATINUM, Dover, Ohio
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Beautifully written. I love the imagery. :)

on Oct. 3 2012 at 12:53 pm
angiechick526 BRONZE, Jeifoqnh4iqrf3n, Pennsylvania
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tht was cooool XD

Sigler said...
on Sep. 20 2012 at 8:17 am
Biblical alllusions

Tita96 said...
on Sep. 20 2012 at 12:12 am
Tita96, Houston, Texas, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"LIVE TODAY 2 LIVE 4 Tomorrow,in order to do this forget your sorrow"<3

your poem is so beautiful, its one of my top faves.

empc95 BRONZE said...
on Sep. 14 2012 at 10:06 pm
empc95 BRONZE, Trenton, New Jersey
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Love the imagery and diction!

on Sep. 12 2012 at 7:23 pm
AislinnBluejay GOLD, Sag Harbor, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I did not ask for the life which has been given to me, but it was given nonetheless. And with it, I have done my best."--Ekho, from Lost

This poem reminds me of my first crush...........I later found out that the person I had a crush on was dating someone way older...........and their boyfriend was abusive.

on Aug. 29 2012 at 9:45 pm
Padoodallee GOLD, Haven, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." -Michelangelou

Thank you for showing a peice of reality.

on Aug. 7 2012 at 11:17 pm
ThatisJennifer SILVER, Middletown, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Sticks and stones will break my bones,
but your words will tear me apart."

- Jennifer Marie Chantal Egri

Congratulations for the God-given gift of your creative, imaginative and detailed mind!

so_joy SILVER said...
on Aug. 7 2012 at 4:06 pm
so_joy SILVER, Navesink, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you want to see."

Great job!

on Jul. 26 2012 at 7:12 pm
TheReaper27 BRONZE, Denver, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Youll never succeed unless you try

Wow nice details! you're really talented, keep writting!

on Jul. 11 2012 at 2:10 pm
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin

Watch out, she's coming for you! Great writing.

on Jun. 23 2012 at 4:06 am
Vanessa Sanchez BRONZE, N. Las Vegas, Nevada
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This had caught my attention, I love it,

on Jun. 21 2012 at 7:38 pm
Queen25 PLATINUM, San Antonio, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Look up and smile because there is always tomorrow."

Great use of diction!

Katie-jo said...
on Jun. 21 2012 at 7:10 pm
Katie-jo, Triangle, Virginia
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Wow, this is awesome! And a bit scary...awesome!

Please check out some of my writing, too, when you get the time!





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