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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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love said...
Apr. 11, 2011 at 10:25 am:
i   love     this     i   am   a    beatyandabeast
 
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softballfreak said...
Apr. 11, 2011 at 9:22 am:
I like this poem!!!! It makes you think differently about yourself!!!!! lol Fabulous JOB!!!!!
 
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shizuka said...
Apr. 3, 2011 at 8:49 pm:
one of the great poems i ever read! i 100% agree with you that the beauty is the beast!
 
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Faey101 said...
Mar. 31, 2011 at 11:13 pm:
Holy Cow!! I LOVED IT! I really how you changed the point of view! It makes you stop and think about the "Happily ever after..." version differently!
 
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inspiredbytheworld said...
Mar. 31, 2011 at 6:35 pm:
This poem is very good! I especially like how you never mention what specifically the subject of the poem is, but gives hints in the text. Nice job!
 
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Aderes18 said...
Mar. 31, 2011 at 2:40 pm:
This reminds me this book I am reading about a siren. Excellent Poem!
 
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shortstack11 said...
Mar. 23, 2011 at 9:58 am:
i absolutly love this poem its good!!!!! =)
 
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eslher said...
Mar. 20, 2011 at 7:50 pm:
This is really good and your diction is great! Keep writing.
 
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hanging_girl_666This 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...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 5:24 pm:
I really liked it. So true. It flowed for me as well as i see it can, and the words jump at you with force . keep writing!
 
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BrightBurningCampeadorThis 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...
Mar. 14, 2011 at 8:49 pm:
I like it, but you need to work on making the lines flow better
 
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iWrite2 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 14, 2011 at 9:35 am:
Great vocabulary...your poem didn't really begin to flow until the last line..which is weird. keep practicing at it
 
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C8Star77 said...
Mar. 13, 2011 at 1:52 pm:
I loved this poem. Your style is truly unique. It was moving, and had a deep inner feeling buried beneath the flowing words. Keep writing!
 
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lillypelt12 said...
Mar. 6, 2011 at 5:39 pm:
This was a well writen poem. Very beautiful.
 
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Gnosis said...
Mar. 5, 2011 at 7:22 pm:
This has a beautiful sense of imagery and emotion behind it. The image of who this was about is captured very well.
 
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alymarie3 said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 9:16 pm:
strong title
 
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Wolfheart said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 7:25 pm:
That's awesome, man. I love poetry. I wrote a poem about how poetry is like soup (XD yes it's strange) and I do like it but it's not as good as the other stuff on this site I think and also I'm shy about that stuff XD
 
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SaraBear5 said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 2:23 pm:

wow..thats amazing. your very good.!:)

 

 
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Blissless said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 2:22 pm:
Amazing poem :) I loved the vocabulary
 
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she.writes.with.red.ink said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 4:30 am:

I am so jealous of people who can write poetry. You are so talented. 

 

 
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Setsuna said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 1:17 am:
Beautifully and originally written.
 
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