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Beauty Blinds the Eyes: A Short Story
     

Beauty Blinds the Eyes: A Short Story

by Lotus Rose
 
A horror short story. Jasmine is taken off the streets by a modeling agency. But things don't turn out how she had expected. This story is included in the collection, 5 Horror Tales.

Overview

A horror short story. Jasmine is taken off the streets by a modeling agency. But things don't turn out how she had expected. This story is included in the collection, 5 Horror Tales.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012519870
Publisher:
Death Pout
Publication date:
05/04/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
480 KB

Meet the Author

Lotus Rose is also the author of MachoPoni: A Prance with Death. He writes about young characters in strange situations. At times dark, silly, or bawdy, his writing owes much to such influences as Alice in Wonderland and Roald Dahl, and explores themes like disillusionment, and the corruption of innocence. If his books were movies, they'd likely be directed by Tim Burton. He often writes in a style that is a more edgy, "grown-up" version of children's literature interspersed with his poetry and songs.

Here's a short poem he wrote:

O, shall I be like the lotus,
And bring you dark dreams and soft sighs?
Or shall I be like the rose is,
Sweet-scented and tempting your eyes?

For the unending sleep can seduce you,
To the world behind unseeing eyes.
And the beauty that beckons, then cuts you,
Is also the cruelest of lies.

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