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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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MuseFly said...
Oct. 30, 2009 at 4:39 pm:
Extremely bad writing, filled with cliches. Vampires are overused by agnsty teenagers who don't take the time to truly learn how to write. Please reconsider ever writing again before getting some professional help and leaving your ridiculous clique.
 
luna replied...
Oct. 30, 2009 at 5:26 pm :
you are a very nice person aren't you? geez what a way to make some one feel bad!
 
russian_roulette21 replied...
Nov. 23, 2009 at 11:14 am :
The poem is not about a vampire, nor did i think it would be published in Teen Ink. it was an assignment that i wrote a couple of years ago.
 
Dani E. replied...
Dec. 31, 2009 at 4:17 pm :
MuseFly, I agree whole-heartedly.
 
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yoyoyo... said...
Oct. 30, 2009 at 12:58 pm:
i really enjoyed your piece.
it was very discriptive and interesting
 
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beautifultears said...
Oct. 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm:
i liked how you wrote the poe.
it was very descriptive.
it really intersted me.
what were you feeling when you wrote this???
 
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blumarine said...
Oct. 30, 2009 at 10:52 am:
wow! i like that it is so discriptive! i love it =)
 
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ariwrites94 said...
Oct. 30, 2009 at 10:10 am:
Wonderful poem!!! reminds me of beauty and the beast! i love it and i think everyone can relate to it in some way. please read my poem and leave a comment and rating on my poem "Sensitive Am I".
 
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Danielle A said...
Oct. 30, 2009 at 6:23 am:
I absolutely love this piece. It tells an entire story in a little paragraph. I did, however get confused by this line, “Her skin, butter-cream by day, turns translucent by night. Does this mean she is a ghost. Other than that line I love the poem.
 
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misshardy222 said...
Oct. 8, 2009 at 8:42 pm:
Luvv the poem. Gr8 job. I'm not 1 for poetry really, but this one caught me. :P
 
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PurpleMidnight said...
Oct. 8, 2009 at 5:23 pm:
This is so true! Looks are almost always decieving.
 
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boyda said...
Oct. 8, 2009 at 3:19 pm:
Very good poem! I could visualize the entire thing! when you said "butter cream by day", I actually got hungry! "But cleverly disguised the mark of the beast lies in her hands" shows how discrete she was in hiding what she truly was.
 
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Ali.B said...
Oct. 7, 2009 at 7:07 pm:
this is a beautifull poem. you are an amazing writer. this poem really paints a picture. it is like im there.
 
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marching_100This 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. said...
Oct. 7, 2009 at 5:21 pm:
Wow! Well Written! Good Job! :)
 
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TheNevii said...
Sept. 16, 2009 at 7:41 pm:
Hmm...reminds me too much of a certain movie that is comming out soon (no, it's not twilight). The name eludes me, but I'll give you a hint: It's main marketing point is that it has Morgan Fox in it, and they expect to attract a crowd of dim-witted adolescents with that. :
 
Chrissy_L replied...
Sept. 26, 2009 at 11:45 am :
It's Megan Fox
You're thinking of "Jennifer's Body"
 
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Gisell L. said...
Sept. 16, 2009 at 5:01 pm:
This poem is so beauitful, you did an excellent job(: very unique and myseterious XD
 
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Johnneisha L. said...
Sept. 16, 2009 at 2:16 pm:
i love this poem you are very creative
 
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anonymous said...
Sept. 16, 2009 at 10:18 am:
wow! i think that this goes deep, man. r u like emily dickinson's descendant or somethin? love it!
 
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russian_roulette21 said...
Sept. 15, 2009 at 9:30 pm:
hi everyone, my name is Bridget and I wrote this, and once again no no i didn't get any of this from twilight- i've never read or watched it. and in all honesty this poem came from an assignment for my darkside of literature class by one of my favorite teachers, Ms. Fangmann. THANK You so much for all your wonderful feedback!
 
writer24/7/365 replied...
Sept. 16, 2009 at 7:01 am :
this is really good! it's so descriptive. it's beautiful and flows well.
 
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