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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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bEllAhOPe said...
Aug. 5, 2011 at 7:54 pm:
From the second I clicked on the title, I was fully intending that I would enjoy this, and I most certainly did. It's a comforting message that all of us need to take at eye level from time to time. Thank you for publishing this.
 
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MaggieElaine This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 30, 2011 at 1:10 am:
LOVED this :)
 
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batmanfreakk said...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 12:17 am:
i really like this poem, very descriptive.
 
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I LIKE PIE said...
Jul. 19, 2011 at 12:13 pm:

Hey, hi. 

I think that teen ink should let more people partisapate. At least on the forums. I am not a member b/c I am only 12 :( . I wish I could do more than just comment  on other peoples stuff... SOMEONE FIX THAT!!

 
LazyDaisyLovesYou replied...
Aug. 25, 2011 at 1:43 pm :
You just say you're 13 or older, and you can join...that's what I do when I really want to join something...although I'm sure you're beginning to understand that teens want privacy
 
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Angie.Hudak This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 18, 2011 at 1:02 pm:
Totally in love with this. Caught my attention and held it! Such good writing[:
 
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Laura_Oliver said...
Jul. 16, 2011 at 3:49 pm:

Let me guess--vampires? But this is excellent... "Twilight Caliber"!!!

If you get a chance, check out my poem, "True Colors" and leave some feedback! (^_^)

 
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inkers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 8, 2011 at 5:20 pm:
This is pretty good! <3
 
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Maria09 said...
Jul. 8, 2011 at 3:22 pm:
So unconventional, so creative. I love it
 
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FlashlevitationThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 8, 2011 at 3:07 pm:
i love the clever title! that's what really drew me in to read it from curiosity
 
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FreakyDThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jun. 22, 2011 at 4:06 am:
that was a great poem
 
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Mad13658 said...
Jun. 19, 2011 at 5:56 am:
This was really good.
 
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K.M.S.Shear said...
Jun. 16, 2011 at 7:52 am:
great poem
 
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Angel_Williams said...
Jun. 12, 2011 at 4:31 pm:
I love this peom!!! wow i feel so happy to know my work is on here with people as good as you :)
 
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AmandaGrace said...
Jun. 5, 2011 at 5:18 pm:
beautiful!!!!!!!wish i was this amazingg
 
BellelaVie replied...
Jun. 30, 2011 at 2:02 am :
I'm sure you are :)
 
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Angelic_Rose said...
May 31, 2011 at 1:35 pm:
Marvalous! :)
 
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annabol said...
May 29, 2011 at 3:39 pm:
Beautifully written, mysterious with an edge of danger to it, just like the subject. Really brilliant job!!:D
 
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free_bird21 said...
May 25, 2011 at 11:10 am:
i love the use of language, like something you would hear in the classics, with an air of mystery and expressiveness, and fluency. keep up with the nice work!
 
PrincessDarkness replied...
May 25, 2011 at 2:47 pm :
This is great  it's wonderful.
 
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