the white rabbit says
don’t be late!

the tea party will begin without you
the red queen will be cross

but the mad hatter
and the dormouse don’t mind
if you dawdle
and dally

they know that rushing about
can only make you dizzy
spinning ’round and ’round
looking for the right door
(or was it the left?)

don’t eat
it makes you fat
don’t drink
it makes you disappear

let’s all play croquet
flamingos and hedgehogs
scurrying and hurrying
to please the queen
while grinning cats

just imagine
what would happen
if a little girl
hadn’t hurried?

Written for Velvet Verbosity this week, and while I hadn’t intended on writing Alice in Wonderland, that’s where it led. Also shared at d’Verse’s Open Link Night


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