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Beauty is the Beast MAG

By Anonymous

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 Jan. 4 2013 at 2:14 pm
TommieLeah GOLD, Lagos, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Be a first rate edition of yourself, not the second rate edition of another.

where on earth did you get the inspiration?

B.C.S. BRONZE said...
on Jan. 2 2013 at 10:11 am
B.C.S. BRONZE, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
“When someone says you've changed, it's only because you stopped living your life their way.”

"harlot of the hills" That was a good line

on Jan. 1 2013 at 2:45 am
Angel1932 PLATINUM, Antioch, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Love can touch us one time and last for a lifetime" ~ Celine Dion
"If you're going to pray don't worry... if you're going to worry don't pray." ~ Mariah Carey

This is wonderful!! Excellent Job! Im a Fan :)

on Dec. 27 2012 at 8:52 am
BlueSupernova ELITE, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Damn it, Ted!"

I think this a very beautiful and well constructed poem. Good job!

on Dec. 27 2012 at 8:51 am
BlueSupernova ELITE, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Damn it, Ted!"

I think this is a very beautiful and well constructed poem. Good Job!  

on Dec. 14 2012 at 2:45 pm
FearlessAngel GOLD, Bellevue, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
"Pain is just a simple compromise, so we can get what we want out of it."

Amen.  I second that comment. = P

on Dec. 10 2012 at 11:18 am
lonegirlforever, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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i think that this is really cool, amazing writer!!!

on Dec. 8 2012 at 11:45 pm
FauxedTea BRONZE, Denver, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
'We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.' -Andre Berthiaume

Very nice! Keep writing!

on Nov. 4 2012 at 9:17 am
MikaylaT BRONZE, Exeter, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
In that moment, I swear we were infinite.

Love love love this. Provided such a clear image in my head. Great work!

on Oct. 24 2012 at 8:39 am
sullierosex3 BRONZE, Teaneck, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
embrace your flaws, there what makes you unique.

your an amazing writer!

Kavon SILVER said...
on Oct. 18 2012 at 7:34 am
Kavon SILVER, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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"Harlot of the Hills" love that line.

UnoCinco said...
on Oct. 17 2012 at 1:42 pm
UnoCinco, Kansas City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"The world belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dream."

This poem is pretty cool I love the use of imagery within every line. The way you described this girl's physical features gives me a visual on how beautiful that girl must have been. In addition, I also really liked the way you ended the poem; It's very strong and gets to the point that sometime things are too good to be true.

Misfit95 said...
on Oct. 12 2012 at 7:25 pm
Misfit95, Dover, Ohio
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Beautifully written. I love the imagery. :)

on Oct. 3 2012 at 12:53 pm
angiechick526 BRONZE, Jeifoqnh4iqrf3n, Pennsylvania
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tht was cooool XD

Sigler said...
on Sep. 20 2012 at 8:17 am
Biblical alllusions

Tita96 said...
on Sep. 20 2012 at 12:12 am
Tita96, Houston, Texas, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"LIVE TODAY 2 LIVE 4 Tomorrow,in order to do this forget your sorrow"<3

your poem is so beautiful, its one of my top faves.

empc95 BRONZE said...
on Sep. 14 2012 at 10:06 pm
empc95 BRONZE, Trenton, New Jersey
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Love the imagery and diction!

on Sep. 12 2012 at 7:23 pm
AislinnBluejay GOLD, Sag Harbor, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"I did not ask for the life which has been given to me, but it was given nonetheless. And with it, I have done my best."--Ekho, from Lost

This poem reminds me of my first crush...........I later found out that the person I had a crush on was dating someone way older...........and their boyfriend was abusive.

on Aug. 29 2012 at 9:45 pm
Padoodallee GOLD, Haven, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." -Michelangelou

Thank you for showing a peice of reality.

on Aug. 7 2012 at 11:17 pm
ThatisJennifer SILVER, Middletown, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Sticks and stones will break my bones,
but your words will tear me apart."

- Jennifer Marie Chantal Egri

Congratulations for the God-given gift of your creative, imaginative and detailed mind!