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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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Batwoman GOLD said...
on Apr. 18 2009 at 9:43 pm
Batwoman GOLD, Middlebury, Indiana
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That was so amazing I loved it. Keep writing!!!!!!

TissaB BRONZE said...
on Apr. 13 2009 at 11:46 pm
TissaB BRONZE, Sheridan, Illinois
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keep on keepin on it rocked it rocked hard!!! keep it up!

on Apr. 11 2009 at 10:27 pm
horseluva BRONZE, Midlothian, Virginia
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holy crud!!!!that was amazingly amazing!!!!

dot.! BRONZE said...
on Apr. 11 2009 at 2:32 pm
dot.! BRONZE, Acworth, Georgia
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really good really deep i loved it!!!!

can you please tell me what you think of my work too??



babaa1 said...
on Apr. 9 2009 at 1:36 am
OO mm gee that was soo deep!

i think u r very good!! how vivid and deep closly in all around u thats just so awsome keep righting!lol

Maxine. BRONZE said...
on Apr. 8 2009 at 5:32 pm
Maxine. BRONZE, College Park, Maryland
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Amazing! =]

DoLL_F@C3 said...
on Apr. 5 2009 at 3:59 am
DoLL_F@C3, Memphis, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:

it's very unique

on Apr. 3 2009 at 2:41 am
Laurennnn PLATINUM, Sadieville, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people merely exist, that is all." -Oscar Wilde

this is pretty amazing for a young writer

with a little improvement, it could be better though

PJH94 said...
on Apr. 3 2009 at 2:39 am
PJH94, Marrero, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best night and day to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
-E.E. Cummings

That wsa really good!

Escaped GOLD said...
on Mar. 31 2009 at 1:55 pm
Escaped GOLD, Litchfield, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Lets go make daisy chains in the grass, but only if its 74 degrees or above. I would like to fall in love with you." (:

I definately have to agree with others on this one for the smiliarlities to the novel, "Twilight". Although things are similar, it does not mean she had copied it straight from the book. These are her own words straight from her heart. So I'd appreciate it if you didn't prejudge her. I think your incredously talented. Keep writing :)

on Mar. 30 2009 at 10:10 pm
angeleyes1995 BRONZE, New York, New York
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very interesting in a nice way its good continue to write

on Mar. 30 2009 at 7:51 pm
Taylor.Sangria GOLD, Deltona, Florida
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Amazing, wonderful imagery. And you used my favorite word! "harlot" <3

on Mar. 30 2009 at 4:18 pm
explicit1 BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
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I like it, go on a cliche hunt though but really good poem

inkonpaper said...
on Mar. 30 2009 at 12:57 pm
inkonpaper, Takoma, Park, Maryland
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really nice but u could work on breaking up long lines. continue writing!

on Mar. 29 2009 at 11:27 pm
xXsmileXx PLATINUM, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Your dreams only become intangible when you stop reaching" ~me ;)

i love this poem, and when i read it i didn't think of Twilight or vampires at all, so i don't know where everybody's getting that from

on Mar. 29 2009 at 7:30 pm
LikeBam! SILVER, Myrtle, Missouri
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DUDEEE! How in the world did you come up with this? I love this! Some parts I cant understand, but the parts I do understand blow me away! I need a vocabulary check lol!

on Mar. 28 2009 at 8:35 pm
omg girly this is awsome ur an ahhmazzing writer..........!!!!!!

on Mar. 27 2009 at 8:59 pm
itscomplicated PLATINUM, Boxford, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"The best way out is always through." -Robert Frost "I think, therefore I am." -René Descartes
"Life is never easy for those who dream." -Robert James Waller

I absolutley LOVED this poem. And to everyone who thinks its a vampire or from Twilight or something... ITS NOT PORTRAYING SOMETHING PHYSICAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ITS ABSOLUTLEY AND COMPLETLEY EMOTIONAL!!!!!!!!!!!! It's kind of weird so many people think that because i didnt think of Twilight till someone mentioned it. I think its completely metephorical and shows how beauty can hurt. ~Love the poem~ 8-) Jenna

on Mar. 27 2009 at 5:09 pm
Jackie Othon BRONZE, Douglas, Arizona
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very powerful! i like it! good job!

on Mar. 25 2009 at 9:45 am
cobainthedoors SILVER, Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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