The Song of the Rabbit-Hole:
I close my eyes and float away
Over miles to the riverbank,
That long-lost day
When Alice sat in boredom deep.
It took but a little to bring her to leap
Up to her feet in astonishment true,
Watching the rabbit as it fled on cue.
I follow with Alice;
Now her eyes are mine.
Together we fall
With nary a cry
To the bed of the tunnel where dreams shift to life –
Small cubbyholes rife
With wonders and thrills for a young girl to ponder,
Connected by hallways through which we can wander
Till we find that dark queen and her army of cards.
We’ll run on forever –
From home we have fall’n.