Down the Rabbit Hole

January 11, 2013
By dance_write_dream SILVER, Briarwood, New York
dance_write_dream SILVER, Briarwood, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
― William W. Purkey


I followed the rabbit
down his hole
thinking to escape
but I only found myself
trapped
I knew this was wrong
Alice had not been here

He leered at me
out of the dark
urging me on
and I stumbled
towards him
Knowing this was wrong
Alice had not been here

Fear gripped me
and I looked back
but the hole had closed
leaving me no choice
but forward
Knowing this was wrong
Alice had not been here

So I followed him
through the nightmare
the hellish darkness that
ate around me
Knowing this was wrong
Alice had not been here

Somewhere on the edges
light danced,
but eluded me
and then
the rabbit left me
left me
knowing this was wrong
Alice had not been here

And then
a profile stepped
out of the shadow
the thin figure moved toward me
ratty blond hair barely there
and she said
Not all rabbit holes
lead where they should
And not all stories speak the truth

And I faded into the dark
still knowing this was wrong
but Alice, was here


The author's comments:
I was inspired by a sense of being cheated by reality. Like the stories that they tell aren't real. You don't grow up to be a princess with a prince, and the author of "Alice in Wonderland" was just tripping on acid, so... Who knows what the real story is.

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