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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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Fiascozz said...
on Mar. 13 2009 at 1:51 pm
ths poem was alright... the flow was off, vocab was sexxy... needs work

on Mar. 12 2009 at 11:50 pm
Pink_Butterfly, FC, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf."
- Albert Schweitzer.

nice . :)

on Mar. 7 2009 at 6:12 am
jcheung912 BRONZE, San Lorenzo, California
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this is good. it's so wow.

on Mar. 6 2009 at 11:53 pm
Leticia Cummings BRONZE, Corona, California
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Favorite Quote:
sports do not build character; they reveal it.

... no words can say what i think of this pome.... incredible is only one of thousands of words.

on Mar. 6 2009 at 3:00 am
Amer-Nae PLATINUM, Maynard, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
Why try to fit in when you were born to stand out?

This poem is awesome

nothingbutme said...
on Mar. 5 2009 at 12:14 am
i really like it it does remind me sorta of twilight but its amazing keep writing

on Mar. 3 2009 at 6:58 pm
kissingdawn331 SILVER, Palatine, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"when your hourglass runs out of sand you can't flip it over and start again."(changes weekly so check next weeks l8er)

AS you already read...really reminds me of twilight sega...well that relates to a lot but its really good

on Mar. 3 2009 at 1:06 am
Dude i love this really doesnt remind me of twilight and i have read all the books more than once but your a great writter......

on Mar. 3 2009 at 12:30 am
Markeita BRONZE, Lake, Michigan
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OMG!!!! That was amazing!

on Mar. 1 2009 at 3:51 am
thank you so much for your comments (:

EdytD SILVER said...
on Mar. 1 2009 at 3:31 am
EdytD SILVER, Livingston, New Jersey
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It's a good poem; i like the last line. but until then, i wasn't feeling it - was it supposed to be some magical creature like a water nymph, or was it metaphorical - as though it is simply an evil woman? Truth be told, due to the bloody lips line, it sounds like a vampire. I liked how you showed rather than told her feelings/intentions, though.

on Feb. 28 2009 at 9:46 pm
EternityBroken GOLD, Hooker, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
It is impossible to love and be wise.

WOW that's all i can say

dot.! BRONZE said...
on Feb. 28 2009 at 7:45 pm
dot.! BRONZE, Acworth, Georgia
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this is really good!!! it reminds me of twilight! i love the idea you have going!! please check out my poem too! its called somewhere away! thanks!!

on Feb. 28 2009 at 1:17 am
Toxic_Wasteland PLATINUM, Andowver, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life... It Goes On."~Robet Frost

that is soke good work you got there i thought it was great... you have a creative mind... that's great

on Feb. 26 2009 at 9:07 pm
mamacassx33 BRONZE, Rotterdam, New York
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on Feb. 26 2009 at 6:42 pm
Chelsea Myers, Louisville, Kentucky
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Cool piece.

on Feb. 26 2009 at 5:12 pm
girlofchrist GOLD, Newport News, Virginia
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I loved it! It reminded me of the Twilight books. So dangerously lovely and deadly. You were on point.

on Feb. 26 2009 at 1:46 am
dymiindprincess8 SILVER, Brooklyn, New York
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ok im confused r u talkin about vampires or something? Like i like the way you used imagery and i like your choice of words to make the poem intense but overall i wasnt really feelin it.

lt9510 said...
on Feb. 26 2009 at 1:32 am
I love this poem! I wish we could see more writers that great from KS

Bridie ELITE said...
on Feb. 25 2009 at 10:00 pm
Bridie ELITE, Massapequa, New York
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Favorite Quote:
She can because she thinks she can.

That was really amazing I loved how you used the imagrey. Your language within the poem is beutiful and I love the message sent out to your readers. I was really able to connect. And i don't read Twilight either.