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Beyond the Looking Glass

~*~ Close your eyes To your surprise Wake up never recognized.. Time beyond the looking glass Nonchalantly travels past Without a single question asked.. Judgmental eyes stare in vain A victim of a curious brain Begin at the beginning then start again.. Like falling down a rabbit hole With no control Inquisitiveness starts to take its toll.. Smiling felines and parties with tea Shedding enough tears to fill a sea Back to the door without a key.. Big and small and big again Decks of cards march like men Remorseful innocence not knowing where or when.. Painted red roses lined up in a bed Screams from a sovereign "Off with her head" Once ticking hands abruptly stop dead.. Have I gone crazy? Am I insane? “Curiouser and curiouser!” Again and again........ ~*~
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  1. Date: 8/5/2013 8:17:00 PM
    This is one of my favorites. Nicely done. congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 7:53:00 PM
    a nice win..PD

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 6:40:00 PM
    Lovely sounding, rhyme & meter yet I was at a loss for images, senses, sounds of your own and not from the origin stories. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 9:55:00 AM
    this is great, Tracie. Love all those allusions to Alice and Wonderland!!!

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 7:17:00 AM
    Welcome back, Tracie! This poem is fantabulous! I love it and it's going in my favs. Best wishes in the contest! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 1:32:00 AM
    Oh just love this and I have asked my self that question 'have I gone insane' many times lol, still not sure of the answer. xx