Beauty is the Beast This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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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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!
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.
Anon said...
Jun. 4, 2009 at 5:49 pm
beautifully written, one might think of darkness, such a life must be lived amoung the shadows of others existence.Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder...what do you see?
Tamara*Monta said...
May 18, 2009 at 7:57 pm
Twilight did not even cross my mind when i read this. I love this cause it is dark and misterious. Great title. If you want go check out mine!!!
lily C. said...
May 16, 2009 at 11:21 pm
I love vampires. Great poem. Really paints a great picture
Johnneisha L. replied...
Sept. 16, 2009 at 2:17 pm
me 2 vampires rok
LikeBam! said...
May 14, 2009 at 1:53 am
who is she? a vampire? well i love it cause it makes me think
Alik_=) said...
May 13, 2009 at 9:28 pm
I really liked this! good job! could you read mine and help me with them? I definitely need the help
Ni Hao said...
May 13, 2009 at 5:15 pm
ebony mean
Tristin A. said...
May 13, 2009 at 4:07 pm
wow this is veryyyyy good!!!!!!!!!!!!
renmarie1593 said...
May 13, 2009 at 2:40 pm
This is really good!
I love the feeling behind it.
and let me take a wild guess....
cassie Y. said...
Apr. 21, 2009 at 9:38 pm
i love this poem...its so...
abstract, but so understandable and real at the same time.
Mr.Knightley said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 11:41 pm
I really hope you weren't thinking of Twilight when you wrote this, because it would take away from this poem bigtime. The title attracted me from the first, and what you wrote was done cleverly and truthfully. Beauty only goes so far...
cassandra E. said...
Apr. 20, 2009 at 3:27 am
cross-i'd-leopard said...
Apr. 19, 2009 at 1:12 am
I like how it portrayed several themes in it Not to go for looks alone, looks can be decieving... that was really good! U should write more along those lines.
Mikaela P. said...
Apr. 18, 2009 at 9:43 pm
That was so amazing I loved it. Keep writing!!!!!!
TissaB said...
Apr. 13, 2009 at 11:46 pm
keep on keepin on it rocked it rocked hard!!! keep it up!
meredith P. said...
Apr. 11, 2009 at 10:27 pm
holy crud!!!!that was amazingly amazing!!!!
dot.! said...
Apr. 11, 2009 at 2:32 pm
really good really deep i loved it!!!!
can you please tell me what you think of my work too??
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