ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Chivs86 Poetry-&-Lyrics- A Medusa without it

Updated on January 6, 2013

Chivs86 Poetry & Lyrics -
A Medusa Without it.

A Medusa without it.
You look like -
you could turn a man stone cold;
Still in shock.

You look like -
you could leave a man stuck,
with his eyes wide upon.

As he's stood there frozen,

but not before he takes
one last deep breath.

Like there won't be a next.

All in a split second -
as he stops to check you...
out in his astonishment.

He saw you,
and that's his punishment.

Because you can't live without it.

A mask that covers up
your appearance.

Them high heel shoes,
that french perfume
those designer clothes
and that pair of ear rings.

Because you can't live without it,

and even worse
you don't even want to be seen,

and Especially not by him.

So this is how the siren screams.

This is how the siren screams.
See her in the morning.
She don't want to be seen,
and if you do man
it ain't a pretty scene.

What hides beneath each
fine beauty queen.

Her true identity
which still this same girl finds is ugly,

and if this ugly face gets revealed -

She be staring back at you
with a look that could kill.

Kill.
No clowning.
You'll make her look like a Medusa without it.

Either that or you'll reduce her to tears
Because she really ain't used to
how she should appear -

Before getting the chance
to look into the mirror.
The place where she can find it within.
The beauty that goes
about as deep as her skin.
So in the morning
you better leave her, for a bit.

Because,
No Clowning,

You'll make her look like a Medusa without it.

Idea and Inspiration.


Well I definately wrote this poem out of angst. Because I wanted to write a new poem. So basically with my pad handy I started writing about what they was talking about on TV, and that was girls/ women, using make up. Which actually is something I've thought about before. The effects vanity have on female characters. Which thinking about again I came with the concept of a woman being seen, first thing in the morning, with no make up. The look on her face. A kind of frowning sort of angry stare that could stop any man dead in his tracks. A bit like the gorgon out of Greek Mythology - Medusa. Who if you don't know was said to turn any man who looked at her in to stone, and that's basically it. That, and vanity.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)