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

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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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ashley001 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 31, 2012 at 2:48 am:
Very beautiful! Wonderful use of prose. Painted a lovely image.
 
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Jen_Vargas said...
Jan. 29, 2012 at 4:21 pm:
I like this poem a lot. Sounds deep. lol (:
 
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Julianna410 said...
Jan. 26, 2012 at 7:44 pm:
Wait did you call a vampire the w*%&e of the hills or is she just literally a prostitute? Other than that good poem.
 
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Biknod said...
Jan. 26, 2012 at 12:43 pm:
It's a great poem! Comment on some of mine??
 
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jusc44 said...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 12:36 pm:
Really good! check out my poem 'Our Love' Thanks
 
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AngelsKiss This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 9:36 am:
This poem is interesting though the scheme I believe is slightly off, you speak of a beast but she sounds as a vampire, but please read some of mine and comment
 
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Joshua S. said...
Jan. 14, 2012 at 5:53 pm:
i agree beauty is the beast ... but the beast is the odd number in the problem .
 
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Mimi15 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm:
Check out my poem 'On our Own'
 
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His_Baby_Girl19 said...
Jan. 4, 2012 at 11:51 am:
I love this poem. Represents that not all beauty comes from the outside. Even the ugliest things have beauty it al comes within. Yours comes from your heart. We can tell with the way this amazing piece of work is written. I hope to enjoy more of your work
 
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Jethro said...
Jan. 3, 2012 at 4:30 pm:
cool. I like it. :)
 
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publicdomain said...
Dec. 31, 2011 at 11:25 am:
Great poem and congrats on getting in the mag! :)
 
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ElleNicole said...
Dec. 31, 2011 at 9:27 am:
This is good, but it needs work. Would you mind checking out my work? Thanks!
 
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CoolBreeze This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 31, 2011 at 2:46 am:
I love the idea behind it but it seems choppy and incomplete.
 
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notquitehoplessramantic said...
Dec. 27, 2011 at 9:50 pm:
I love the idea and the title... the first line is perfect but the rest needs a little polishing. Overeall nice work.
 
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vazenitran98 said...
Dec. 27, 2011 at 3:02 pm:
It was quite fascinating...the title drew me to this and I was quite surprised by the verses I've read.
 
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Esraa said...
Dec. 21, 2011 at 1:03 pm:
very well said and everyone is beautiful on the inside and outside!
 
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Fia-fia said...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 8:44 pm:

COOL! and very well written!! thank you!

:)

 
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Luv2WriteNO1 said...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 2:11 pm:
VERY cool! I liked this poem a lot! Feel free to check out some of my writings some time. Keep up the good work!
 
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ManekiNeko said...
Dec. 9, 2011 at 8:52 am:
Your idea is great, but overall it seems unpolished and choppy.
 
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Compulsiveshoelace said...
Dec. 2, 2011 at 4:31 pm:
This is like the classic idea of the lethal siren, exquisite in every conceivable way but evil to the core.  Check out my free verse "Reality's shroud" if you get the chance, thanks!
 
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