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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 Mar. 11 2012 at 9:01 am
DreamInTheRain SILVER, Nevada City, California
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Favorite Quote:
Music, It Runs Through My Veins Like A River, Lyrics Flow To The Beat Of Sound.

Thank you! Your potry skills are absolutely amazing!

on Mar. 11 2012 at 9:00 am
DreamInTheRain SILVER, Nevada City, California
5 articles 1 photo 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
Music, It Runs Through My Veins Like A River, Lyrics Flow To The Beat Of Sound.

Wow, this is liek my dream come true. I always had a theory that beauty was a beast, and I even drew a picture of it :3 This is like the stuff from my imagination printed on paper

MMorton said...
on Feb. 22 2012 at 7:58 am
MMorton, N/A, North Carolina
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I really like the thought invocing poems up here. 

on Feb. 20 2012 at 6:25 pm
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin

This sounds so much like one of the ones I wrote! Great job!

on Feb. 13 2012 at 7:23 pm
AnimalNatureGirl SILVER, Oxford, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
Never go into a docter's office whose plants have died.

Awesome work!!! Keep it up! Check out mine!

RTB5574 BRONZE said...
on Feb. 6 2012 at 11:21 am
RTB5574 BRONZE, Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
"who's God"

This poem is really good and has a lot of meaning because it is so true; also gives a lot of imagery and flows real well

on Feb. 2 2012 at 7:18 pm
C.K.Snow SILVER, Morden, Other
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Wow! Great imagery in this poem!

on Feb. 1 2012 at 9:25 pm
xXx_Fox_xXx BRONZE, Conbe, Iowa
4 articles 1 photo 48 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Where a rose is, a thistle can not grow" ~The Secret Garden
"Be the change you wish to see in the world" ~Ghandi
"Every road leads somewhere, its just a matter of where you want to go..." ~???

Lovely, nicely done

on Jan. 31 2012 at 7:36 pm
stardreamer SILVER, Flemington, New Jersey
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love this poem!! :) very creative !!

on Jan. 31 2012 at 2:48 am
ashleydarling GOLD, Lafayette, California
11 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Of course this is happening in your head, Harry. But why on earth would that mean it's not real?"

Very beautiful! Wonderful use of prose. Painted a lovely image.

on Jan. 29 2012 at 4:21 pm
Jen_Vargas BRONZE, COVERT, Michigan
1 article 2 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When the Power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."~Jimi Hendrix

I like this poem a lot. Sounds deep. lol (:

Julianna410 said...
on Jan. 26 2012 at 7:44 pm
Wait did you call a vampire the w*%&e of the hills or is she just literally a prostitute? Other than that good poem.

Biknod said...
on Jan. 26 2012 at 12:43 pm
Biknod, Haymarket, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Shoot for the moon; even if you miss you'll fall among the stars."

It's a great poem! Comment on some of mine??

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on Jan. 18 2012 at 12:36 pm
jusc44 BRONZE, Ankeny, Iowa
3 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
you only have one life, live it

Really good! check out my poem 'Our Love' Thanks

on Jan. 18 2012 at 9:36 am
AngelsKiss PLATINUM, Paris, Tennessee
25 articles 0 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
You have the power to live another Childhood, so open up the door leaving back your doubts.

This poem is interesting though the scheme I believe is slightly off, you speak of a beast but she sounds as a vampire, but please read some of mine and comment

on Jan. 14 2012 at 5:53 pm
joshua santiago BRONZE, Bronx, New York
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i agree beauty is the beast ... but the beast is the odd number in the problem .

on Jan. 7 2012 at 3:06 pm
Mimi15 PLATINUM, Belfast, Maine
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Check out my poem 'On our Own'

on Jan. 4 2012 at 11:51 am
His_Baby_Girl19 SILVER, Charlestown, Indiana
8 articles 1 photo 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Your only young once, but you can be immature a life time."

I love this poem. Represents that not all beauty comes from the outside. Even the ugliest things have beauty it al comes within. Yours comes from your heart. We can tell with the way this amazing piece of work is written. I hope to enjoy more of your work

on Jan. 3 2012 at 4:30 pm
J-Bone PLATINUM, Kanab, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"I want you to be forever strong on the feild so you can be forever strong off of it."



















-coach Larry Gelwix

cool. I like it. :)

on Dec. 31 2011 at 11:25 am
fictitious-quandary GOLD, Orlando, Florida
18 articles 5 photos 83 comments

Favorite Quote:
Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right"
- Henry Ford

Great poem and congrats on getting in the mag! :)