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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 Mar. 23 2009 at 12:39 pm
LusciousKitten SILVER, New York, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Writing is my LIFE, Life is my INSPIRATION

I love this poem itz really good i love how i descibe everything itz beautiful

on Mar. 22 2009 at 1:31 pm
Phoenix22 PLATINUM, Danbury, Connecticut
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What a great poem! I like that it has a depression feelint to it.

on Mar. 22 2009 at 2:06 am
its very deppressing(can't spell) but is great..but yet depressing

Lauren C said...
on Mar. 21 2009 at 1:49 am
I loved it! It's so deep and heartfelt! You've seriously got to write more poems and share them with us!

Come see mine .. Yours are amazing(=

I have alot under poems..and i have one under hereos..

By the way my name is Lauren C.. so if you read a poem and it says lauren c than read and comment it and rate it(= I did all of this too all of yours that I could find(=

on Mar. 20 2009 at 8:26 pm
sumthingspecial BRONZE, New York, New York
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wow..i was actually able picture the image u wrote u about

on Mar. 20 2009 at 4:52 pm
wow this is amazing! i am extremely iimpressed. continue to write. it was mind boggling.

on Mar. 19 2009 at 7:28 pm
Whitlock BRONZE, Cottonwood, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
Something good always comes from something bad.

I'm very impressed you have a gift

on Mar. 18 2009 at 1:57 pm
poetize PLATINUM, Riverside, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
-"Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like it's heaven on earth" - Mark Twain
-"Everything is ok in the end. If it's not ok, then it's not the end!" - Unknown

this is amazing, continue writing =D

on Mar. 17 2009 at 11:26 pm
Kathryn.L BRONZE, Boca Raton, Florida
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its well written, but isn't it time the world moved off this vampire craze?

on Mar. 17 2009 at 10:50 pm
project827 GOLD, Portage, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Real Revolution Starts At Learning, If You're Not Angry, Then You Are Not Paying Attention" - Tim McIlrath

good stuff. I don't see why people say it sounds a lot like twilight, cause this is completely different. Twilight is just a overworked love story, but this poem is saying that beauty is only skin deep. I like it, man.

on Mar. 17 2009 at 10:12 pm
snoopy4me PLATINUM, Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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I LOVE THIS!!! <3 <3 <3

on Mar. 16 2009 at 11:02 pm
TangledThoughts BRONZE, Upland, California
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overall the piece gives of a very twilight vibe, but a good one none the less, I enjoyed the emphasis you put on some of the lines, this may sound cheap but i would really appreciate if you would critique one of my pieces,

TeenInk.com/raw/Poetry/article/91383/Dust/ and if not, hey who am i to force you thanks.

on Mar. 16 2009 at 4:04 pm
I like the poem it's good but yea it does sound like something from twilight i have a feeling you like that book/movie. But whatever I love it.



~a fellow poet~

D.J. Sweet said...
on Mar. 16 2009 at 4:10 am
I loved it! It's so deep and heartfelt! You've seriously got to write more poems and share them with us!

on Mar. 16 2009 at 1:46 am
bubblez01234 SILVER, Boise, Idaho
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This poem reminds me of Twilight. I love the title it totally drew me in.

on Mar. 15 2009 at 9:26 pm
KunoichiTemari BRONZE, Hoffman Eesates, Illinois
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I loved this! The mystery of it is so intense!

on Mar. 14 2009 at 11:29 pm
Ivonna Reda BRONZE, Floral Park, New York
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i love the title!

it totally drew me in.

love the descriptiveness!

on Mar. 14 2009 at 6:05 pm
phavi1995 SILVER, Sacramento, California
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reminds me of Edward in Twilight

on Mar. 13 2009 at 11:28 pm
it was kinda of sick and twisted but in a really great way!it was a very good piece of poetry and i encourage you to post more! i dig the name

Quinn Dorgan said...
on Mar. 13 2009 at 6:00 pm
Quinn Dorgan, Plainwell, Michigan
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This is a good Poem. It sorta reminded me of the book twilight. It is very deep. Keep it up.