Wonderland

Wonderland

A Poem by victoria
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this is just cuz im so freakin excited for the new alice in wonderland movieee :D

"
Ive painted the roses for you,
but you still scream "Off with her head!"
i've gotten tired of the empty threats,
so off by a rabbit i was led.

Ive never seen anything as queer
as a white rabbit in a coat.
And as it jumped into the ground,
i followed it down the hole.

Tumbling down millions of feet,
i hit the ground without a scratch.
walked down a hall with so many doors,
each with its very own latch.

Drank a shot with fancy printed letters
and shrunk so very small.
in turn, i ate the cake from the box,
and grew up 10 feet tall!

smoked a houka with a caterpillar,
and it asked me, "Who are you?"
Not wanting to answer silly questions,
off i went through the smoke it blew.

I played games with a Cheshire cat
but unfortunately i couldn't stay.
so i asked it exactly where i was going,
and it pointed me on my way.

i sat at an endless tea party,
with a hatter who called himself mad.
though i was slightly terrified,
when i had to leave i was awful sad.

I met a girl named Alice
on my way through the forest.
when i asked her where we were
she said "Wonderland, of course!"

I made my way to a palace,
where hectic cards filled the scene.
Acquiring a flamingo,
i played croquet with the queen.

i met the mock- turtle,
and we danced the lobster quadrille.
though i laughed and jumped around,
i was confused all the while.

Again i was visited by the Cheshire cat,
and i said to him with a beam,
"Ive seen so many strange things today,
this is better than any dream!"

This was my first time in wonderland,
but certainly not my last.
the only real regret i have
is that it ended way to fast.

i left wonderland that day
feeling brave, bold, and true.
But i guess reality isn't the same
'cuz i'm still painting flowers for you.

© 2010 victoria


Author's Note

victoria
so pretty much the only reason i wrote this is i cant even contain how excited i am for the new alice in wonderland movie!!! so its not the best ever, but id still appreciate if you rated and reviewed... ;)

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This was adorable! I love the Alice in Wonderland movie, and for a story that's so larger than life, I thought you did a great job in capturing the colour and insanity of Wonderland. There were moments where I thought that the rhyming came out a little forced and awkward, but other than that, I really liked this. It had both the innocence of Alice, and the complex depth of Wonderland. Great write,
~PaperHearts

Posted 11 Years Ago


Congrats on your great winning poem!

Posted 11 Years Ago


I love the last line, it kind of brings you out of the whole Alice in Wonderland feel and personally, that line made me re-think the rest of the poem, as if this person was feeling as though he/she was lost in some backwards place where nothing makes sense (wonderland) and its all for someone close to them. for example; say a relationship. "Wonderland" is the crazy journey the relationship goes through and at the end, that last line sums it up "But I guess reality isn't the same 'cuz I;m still painting flowers for you."

Posted 11 Years Ago


this is an awesome tribute and a very well thought out poem to pay homage to tim burtons new rendition of Alice in Wonderland. I am looking forward to seeing it myself. keep up the great work!

l8r g8r
s.s.

Posted 11 Years Ago


I love Alice In Wonderland and this poem. This is an outstanding poem and it was really well written, I felt like I was the one who was in Wonderland.

Posted 11 Years Ago


I watched the movie and it was GREAT and by the way so is your
poem! Thanks for sharing.

Kelley

Posted 11 Years Ago


Beautiful, Closing line was terrific.
and the vocabulary was outstanding :)
I expect the movie should be great and this made me really remember how much i love alice in wonderland, every single detail of a journey through a place that mirror imaged her life is only a place we all wish we could go to sometimes, atleast ti do :) terrific read!

Posted 11 Years Ago


I actually Love this. I'm excited about the movie as well and I think this was fun and creative. Nicley done.

Posted 11 Years Ago


I like what your doing here.

The rhyming is awkward in some places. Then again I have never liked rhyming so perhaps that is just me.

Good write!



I am stoked for the movie too..


Posted 11 Years Ago


'To be perfectly honest, I think this is great!"
I didn't become 'disintersted' and read it all the way through.
It was almost as if I had been there. I must admit, that I have
not seen this movie (old version), but I read the book many moons ago.
So, with that said, I look forward to the new version with Johnny Depp.
I really enjoy his acting, so should be wondrous.
Thank you for this creation that I enjoyed!

Two Edits:
in turn, i are the cake from the box, = should be ate *wink*
I met a girl names Alice = should be named *double wink*

Fun, Fun!!

Posted 11 Years Ago



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