"Alice in Wonderland" by George Dunlop Leslie‘Where is Alice’ by Paris Michael The Society February 19, 2017 Children's, Poetry 1 Comment Where was it that Alice went, One bright and shining day, A rabbit’s lair, beneath the blare, A restless child at play, And where was it that Alice was, To greet a smoking bug, Who’s pipe spelled words, Such tales unheard, If ever were heard of, So, where was it that Alice strayed, To see a grinning cat, Imagine where her two feet led, A madder in a hat… Where possibly did Alice tred, To come across a queen, With playing card as private guards, Such odd, peculiar beings, Now where on earth could Alice be, Poor Alice, lost, unfound, Perhaps she’ll reemerge some day, From the hole that she fell down. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) One Response Dusty Grein February 19, 2017 Wow. Thank you so very much for this. It was refreshing and humorous. The subject of Alice and her adventures has been done, and redone until it seems overdone, but to find a light-hearted and whimsical poem about the story was a treat. From a technical standpoint, I must ask about stanza #2. Why the extra line and the almost Limerickish (sp??) quality … not that I didn’t like it, it just seemed a bit out of place … or maybe that was the point – it was a bit like Alice … just slightly out of place in Wonderland, but fitting rather nicely anyway. Well done. 🙂 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.