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Beauty is the Beast MAG

By Bridget Walker, El Dorado, KS

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



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on Nov. 24 2009 at 5:40 pm
wowww. i had to read this poem about 10 times because it was so powerful. definately a 5 star piece; keep writing!

on Nov. 24 2009 at 9:07 am
Poetic-Justice GOLD, Girard, Ohio
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Live For the laughter stay for the cookies.

i like this.. it kinda reminds me of my poem "Ms.Dream", but im not sure why tho...lol

on Nov. 23 2009 at 1:39 pm
imangelyo BRONZE, Hancock, Maine
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IDK, IDC, OMG,

This peace is amazing! The words just pop out like they where a dream of a famous person or writer

on Nov. 23 2009 at 11:14 am
The poem is not about a vampire, nor did i think it would be published in Teen Ink. it was an assignment that i wrote a couple of years ago.

on Nov. 23 2009 at 7:47 am
dylonmichael GOLD, El Dorado, Kansas
10 articles 3 photos 118 comments

Favorite Quote:
i have two one is "live life as if it were your last day on earth" and two is "never make some one your everything because when they leave you you have nothing"

oh yea.....

on Nov. 22 2009 at 10:45 pm
Thanx you :3 i'll see you around!

on Nov. 22 2009 at 10:41 pm
Thank you for your comment

on Nov. 22 2009 at 10:40 pm
Thank you for your comment

on Nov. 22 2009 at 10:38 pm
My poem is not about a vampire i promise. and I know it's not fully clear on what the creature is, but it was an assignment for a class too write about a beast and my teacher submitted it. Thank you for your comment.

on Nov. 21 2009 at 5:19 pm
Ms.Understood, Laramie, Wyoming
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Amazing how it only took you one paragraph to express so much meaning. Liked it a lot.

on Nov. 21 2009 at 11:15 am
literaryaddict PLATINUM, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
"We're almost there and no where near it. All that matters is that we're going." Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls
"The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound." Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

good but kinda creepy

on Nov. 20 2009 at 9:27 pm
missmakayla BRONZE, Millbrae, California
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Favorite Quote:
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. ~Anaïs Nin


Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia. ~E.L. Doctorow

Im sorry but the whole entire vampire thing is so overdone at this moment.

on Nov. 18 2009 at 4:40 pm
project827 GOLD, Portage, Michigan
13 articles 1 photo 91 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Real Revolution Starts At Learning, If You're Not Angry, Then You Are Not Paying Attention" - Tim McIlrath

good stuff. its nice and dark, just the way i like it.

on Nov. 17 2009 at 10:40 pm
Babygurl_101 SILVER, N/A, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Angels are the quiet girls that just havent been noticed yet"
"The past is the past, and i am your futuer." (<3<3<3<3<3)

this is a very good poem, i really like it!

could you cmnt on 1 of my poms, i like the feed back... the poem is "Dont Blink"

THNX!!! and GOOD JOB~

dCaRtH GOLD said...
on Nov. 17 2009 at 8:48 pm
dCaRtH GOLD, Warrington, Pennsylvania
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Who are you to judge me, I know i'm not perfect and i don't claim to be but before you start pointing fingers make sure your hands are clean first

once again this is coming from the idiot that calls itself "TheNevii"

dCaRtH GOLD said...
on Nov. 17 2009 at 8:40 pm
dCaRtH GOLD, Warrington, Pennsylvania
14 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
Who are you to judge me, I know i'm not perfect and i don't claim to be but before you start pointing fingers make sure your hands are clean first

i am a published poet and i must commend you on your talent this is just, i dont even have words to depict my feelings right now good job

on Nov. 17 2009 at 6:14 pm
haunted4always BRONZE, Berwick, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
It only seems senseless because you choose to find no sense in it. XD

Absolutely beautiful! I love the choice of words and how you show both sides of everything

on Nov. 13 2009 at 10:11 am
dylonmichael GOLD, El Dorado, Kansas
10 articles 3 photos 118 comments

Favorite Quote:
i have two one is "live life as if it were your last day on earth" and two is "never make some one your everything because when they leave you you have nothing"

btw i love the poem its amazing

on Nov. 13 2009 at 10:10 am
dylonmichael GOLD, El Dorado, Kansas
10 articles 3 photos 118 comments

Favorite Quote:
i have two one is "live life as if it were your last day on earth" and two is "never make some one your everything because when they leave you you have nothing"

this is so funny i go to el dorado high and i bet i know my name is robbie

Mika_Lestat said...
on Nov. 12 2009 at 3:48 pm
I really like this one!