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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RachaelSt said...
Oct. 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm
amazing!!!! poem! love it so much said...
Oct. 17, 2011 at 8:28 am
so well written!! it tells it straight but at the same time leaves it to the imagination...and I know that hardly makes sense, but in a sense it makes a lot. :) keep submitting stuff, some day you'll win something and I'll be able to say I have an idea who in the heck you are!!
Alekanekalia said...
Oct. 7, 2011 at 7:13 pm
Love this poem!!!!! I love all the details and the picture!!
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


this poem really stands out...the ttle the most..i love it... great job of making me get the whole meaning of the 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
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