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Tell me,

O Red Queen of Wonderland,

Answer me this,

A simple question.


Why a head?


You shout so often,

"Off with his head!",

Or her's if it is so.

Yet truly,


Why a head?


What is so special about it?

That silly thing with hair,

Carrying our eyes and ears,

And foolish mouths.


Why a head?


Is it so easy to cut off?

I would think not.

A spinal cord is attached,

And it makes quite a bloody mess.


Why a head?


Are you scared of our thoughts?

Our true feelings about you?

Deep within our conscious,

Waiting for a chance to lash out.


Why a head?


I asked that question,

Yet knew the answer.

We all fear our deepest thoughts,

Hidden in little cages.


Why a head?


Silly, foolish Queen,

Cutting the head won't stop the thoughts,

They're in all of us,

Waiting for the chance to strike.


So...


Why not a head?

The seventh in my Alice in Wonderland series and still pretty dark. *Sighs* But I really like this one. When I was little I never understood why the Queen wanted to cut off everyone's head but now that I'm older...I think it's because she was scared of people's thoughts. What they thought of her and what they were planning.

 

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14AmyChan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That never occurred to me.  I just took it at history relevance value.  Nice thinkin' there.  Just hope the Queen doesn't become afraid of you.  *^_^*
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Hidden-Behind-A-Book Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Student Writer
I have a bad habit of reading to deep into things Sweating a little... Thank you! 
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14AmyChan Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No, that's not a bad thing.  It's unique and opens up doors for ya~! *^_^*  no prob~! *^_^*
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Hidden-Behind-A-Book Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Student Writer
:) Thanks! 
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14AmyChan Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
no prob~! *^_^*
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MagicalJoey Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013   Writer
Honestly something that had never occurred to me. Nice work :)
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Hidden-Behind-A-Book Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Student Writer
Thank you! :)
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