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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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loop2468 said...
Oct. 7, 2011 at 12:13 pm
Very nice poem. I did write something very similar in meaning, and this has surpassed mine. Bravo.
 
Artemis--Sherwood said...
Oct. 4, 2011 at 5:36 pm
I like that you make the reader think, you don't simply say "This is what I have to say and it's in baby-talk." It's interesting and holds onto your attention, instead of grabbing it, then letting go.
 
satch3ll said...
Sept. 29, 2011 at 10:52 am
so r u ugly???!?!
 
Rawr! replied...
Oct. 4, 2011 at 9:39 am
that mean to ask!!!
 
P@in545 replied...
Oct. 4, 2011 at 10:25 am
I agree thats messed up to ask. if you dont see the point of the poem then plz dont post rude comments.
 
Mrs.parez said...
Sept. 22, 2011 at 12:46 pm

wow

this poem really stands out...the ttle the most..i love it... great job of making me get the whole meaning of the poem...it means she may look beautiful but she really a beast...i think thats it

 

 

 
ArabQuest said...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 1:42 pm
I love it!!! :D
 
soldout said...
Sept. 14, 2011 at 4:10 pm
Your title really stands out. Good ideas! I rate it five stars
 
literateViolet said...
Sept. 12, 2011 at 7:51 pm
right i tottaly agree
 
literateViolet said...
Sept. 12, 2011 at 7:50 pm
just great you used a lot of awsome words that kept me intersted :)
 
rileyroo said...
Sept. 12, 2011 at 5:58 pm
so beautifully written! lovelovelove it
 
CrystalfromAMS said...
Sept. 7, 2011 at 4:33 pm
Good descriptions! D8 I was caught up in it. <3
 
blair.florence said...
Sept. 6, 2011 at 2:06 pm
i love this poem it makes me think really hard about what its trying to say. its truly inspired me :) please read my poetry <3
 
LOvEMOnStER said...
Aug. 31, 2011 at 12:08 pm
i like how creepy this is.and i love the details!
 
Bbruch said...
Aug. 30, 2011 at 8:36 am
Wow! This poem is so interesting! I love you poem! Great job!
 
livelovesmile said...
Aug. 29, 2011 at 6:32 pm

beautifully worded.

please comment/rate on one of my poems i have not gotten any comments yet and really want feedback!

 
Emi-Sempai said...
Aug. 29, 2011 at 4:52 pm
iwish i  was this interesting when i write
 
wiredlife said...
Aug. 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm
wow this is a very original idea!!! love how you said that beauty is the beast!!!
 
Ladywarrior123 said...
Aug. 16, 2011 at 3:35 pm
The title alone was amazing I knew this was going to be a great poem. I was right!!!
 
sunnyallday said...
Aug. 12, 2011 at 8:09 pm
has anyone else seen the other poem posted called beauty beast or something like that thats similar to this
 
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