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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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Lauren.Rachh:) said...
Apr. 3, 2009 at 2:41 am
this is pretty amazing for a young writer
with a little improvement, it could be better though
 
PJ H. said...
Apr. 3, 2009 at 2:39 am
That wsa really good!
 
Escaped said...
Mar. 31, 2009 at 1:55 pm
I definately have to agree with others on this one for the smiliarlities to the novel, "Twilight". Although things are similar, it does not mean she had copied it straight from the book. These are her own words straight from her heart. So I'd appreciate it if you didn't prejudge her. I think your incredously talented. Keep writing :)
 
Kamaria H. said...
Mar. 30, 2009 at 10:10 pm
very interesting in a nice way its good continue to write
 
Taylor S. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 30, 2009 at 7:51 pm
Amazing, wonderful imagery. And you used my favorite word! "harlot" <3
 
Ashley B. said...
Mar. 30, 2009 at 4:18 pm
I like it, go on a cliche hunt though but really good poem
 
Natalie G. said...
Mar. 30, 2009 at 12:57 pm
really nice but u could work on breaking up long lines. continue writing!
 
xXsmileXx This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 29, 2009 at 11:27 pm
i love this poem, and when i read it i didn't think of Twilight or vampires at all, so i don't know where everybody's getting that from
 
Taylor E. said...
Mar. 29, 2009 at 7:30 pm
DUDEEE! How in the world did you come up with this? I love this! Some parts I cant understand, but the parts I do understand blow me away! I need a vocabulary check lol!
 
Cheerbitch123 said...
Mar. 28, 2009 at 8:35 pm
omg girly this is awsome ur an ahhmazzing writer..........!!!!!!
 
Jellybean77 said...
Mar. 27, 2009 at 8:59 pm
I absolutley LOVED this poem. And to everyone who thinks its a vampire or from Twilight or something... ITS NOT PORTRAYING SOMETHING PHYSICAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ITS ABSOLUTLEY AND COMPLETLEY EMOTIONAL!!!!!!!!!!!! It's kind of weird so many people think that because i didnt think of Twilight till someone mentioned it. I think its completely metephorical and shows how beauty can hurt. ~Love the poem~ 8-) Jenna
 
Jackie O. said...
Mar. 27, 2009 at 5:09 pm
very powerful! i like it! good job!
 
cobainthedoors said...
Mar. 25, 2009 at 9:45 am
Beautiful
 
megan39 said...
Mar. 24, 2009 at 10:18 pm
very transilvanian
vampirish and dark
it's beautiful<333
 
Haley D. said...
Mar. 24, 2009 at 3:02 am
that is really an amazing poem great job
 
KittKat1119 said...
Mar. 23, 2009 at 12:39 pm
I love this poem itz really good i love how i descibe everything itz beautiful
 
teenpoet said...
Mar. 22, 2009 at 1:31 pm
What a great poem! I like that it has a depression feelint to it.
 
FR3SH_PRiiN3ZZ said...
Mar. 22, 2009 at 2:06 am
its very deppressing(can't spell) but is great..but yet depressing
 
Lauren C said...
Mar. 21, 2009 at 1:49 am
I loved it! It's so deep and heartfelt! You've seriously got to write more poems and share them with us!
Come see mine .. Yours are amazing(=
I have alot under poems..and i have one under hereos..
By the way my name is Lauren C.. so if you read a poem and it says lauren c than read and comment it and rate it(= I did all of this too all of yours that I could find(=
 
sumthingspecial said...
Mar. 20, 2009 at 8:26 pm
wow..i was actually able picture the image u wrote u about
 
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