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Madness Through The Looking Glass

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
This is a retelling of Lewis Carroll's original 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' told in poems.

Table of Contents

Your Fault!

Submitted: June 16, 2018

Your Fault!   I’ve come to the conclusion that white kitten, she’s guilt-free; the blame lies with the black one... Read Chapter

Faults And Thoughts

Submitted: June 16, 2018

Faults And Thoughts   I think I’ll make a list now of your faults, and your wrong-doings; I’m sure you think I s... Read Chapter

Can You Play?

Submitted: June 16, 2018

Can You Play?   Kitty, dear, can you play chess, for I’m sure the rules you understand; when I said ‘Check’ yo... Read Chapter

The Looking Glass House

Submitted: June 16, 2018

The Looking Glass House   See the room, it’s just the same, but left is right, a funny game. The books are real, o... Read Chapter

In That Room

Submitted: June 16, 2018

In That Room   Well, the fire’s alight, I’ll not be cold, there’s no one here to go and scold. It look... Read Chapter

To Be Of Assistance

Submitted: June 24, 2018

To Be Of Assistance   To quieten the child I picked up the Queen, To place her beside the one who did scream. ... Read Chapter

Memorandum

Submitted: June 24, 2018

Memorandum   His face is a picture, my laughter it brings, his mouth getting larger and round like a ring. M... Read Chapter

The Book

Submitted: June 24, 2018

The Book   Up upon the table I can see a book, while keeping a good eye on things I'll take myself a look. W... Read Chapter

The Corkscrew Path

Submitted: June 27, 2018

The Corkscrew Path   The garden looks so splendid but I realize with some thrill my view of it would much improve ... Read Chapter

Flower Power

Submitted: June 30, 2018

Flower Power   Not one to be dissuaded back up that hill I head; this time I see a willow tree and a neat flower... Read Chapter

Petalogic

Submitted: June 30, 2018

Petalogic   Wanting a bit of sweet revenge, I’m thinking of some threat. Will I then unnerve them for it hasn... Read Chapter

Garden Secrets

Submitted: June 30, 2018

Garden Secrets   I don’t want to be unpleasant, no with no hesitation I go ahead and chatter, making floral co... Read Chapter

One Other That Can Move

Submitted: June 30, 2018

One Other That Can Move   I sort of get to wondering and I must ask a question, but I need to word it carefully, ... Read Chapter

The Red Queen

Submitted: July 03, 2018

The Red Queen   Footsteps thumping on the ground force me then to turn around; but who I see, you’ll never guess, ... Read Chapter

A Right Royal Lecture

Submitted: July 03, 2018

A Right Royal Lecture   "Where did you come from and where are you going? I am the Queen here, I need to be know... Read Chapter

Taking In The Scenery

Submitted: July 07, 2018

Taking In The Scenery   I guess I need an explanation but I do not have a clue of how to put it in to words, to ... Read Chapter

A Chess Board

Submitted: July 07, 2018

A Chess Board   We walk along in silence, the Red Queen and I, making our way up the hill that does seem rather ... Read Chapter

Making A Wish

Submitted: July 12, 2018

Making A Wish   I’d love to be there playing a part in the chess game; my enthusiasm’s building and is reall... Read Chapter

Have A Biscuit!

Submitted: July 12, 2018

Have A Biscuit!   I’m almost certain from what I can see, that she’s placed me against the very same tree. ... Read Chapter

Squares

Submitted: July 16, 2018

Squares.   “At two yards I’ll give directions; at three, I’ll them repeat; at four, I’ll say goodbye to you,... Read Chapter

A Grand Survey

Submitted: July 16, 2018

A Grand Survey   The first thing to do, take a good look around, to take in the sights, all the things to be fou... Read Chapter

Tickets!

Submitted: July 16, 2018

Tickets!   Somehow I’ve boarded a very strange train; it’s absolute madness for me once again. Now at th... Read Chapter

The Strangest Of Passengers

Submitted: September 21, 2018

The Strangest Of Passengers   A man in white paper then nodded, all knowing; “This girl of young age, she should know ... Read Chapter

Gnattering

Submitted: September 21, 2018

Gnattering   Startled, she found herself under a tree, the Gnat sat above her, so easy to see. More like a chicken, ... Read Chapter

The Woods Of No Name

Submitted: September 25, 2018

The Woods Of No Name   An open field leads to a big dark wood, Alice would turn back if only she could; for inside t... Read Chapter

Two Posts

Submitted: September 26, 2018

Two Posts   ‘Two finger posts are pointing the way, there’s only one road, so what can I say! I’ll follow it o... Read Chapter

Tweedledum And Tweedledee

Submitted: September 29, 2018

Tweedledum And Tweedledee   On one’s collar, it said ‘Dum’, on the other, it said ‘Dee’, so which one was ... Read Chapter

Now For Poetry

Submitted: October 10, 2018

Now For Poetry.   Tweedledum and Tweedledee were far from being fit, four times round and round they went and th... Read Chapter

The Red King

Submitted: December 26, 2018

The Red King   A sound, it startled Alice, caused her some alarm; was it a locomotive or a beast intending harm?... Read Chapter

Umbrellas And Rattles

Submitted: December 27, 2018

Umbrellas And Rattles   Tweedledum spread an umbrella up above his head; "It will not rain upon us,” the broth... Read Chapter

Preparing For A Fight

Submitted: December 27, 2018

Preparing For A Fight   The brothers went off arm in arm, they walked in to the wood; Alice simply waited there ... Read Chapter

Meeting The Queen

Submitted: December 28, 2018

Meeting The Queen   A shawl was blowing in the wind which Alice went and caught, a woman running from the wood i... Read Chapter

The Effects Of Living Backwards

Submitted: December 28, 2018

The Effects Of Living Backwards   “The effects of living backwards make you giddy, well, at first, but once you do... Read Chapter

Impossible Things

Submitted: December 29, 2018

Impossible Things   Alice felt the tears well up for so lonely she did feel, the Queen felt some desperation wit... Read Chapter

Knitting And Fishing

Submitted: December 30, 2018

Knitting And Fishing   How did she arrive inside of a shop? And was that a sheep? The image should stop. Ins... Read Chapter

Humpty Dumpty

Submitted: December 31, 2018

Humpty Dumpty   The egg, it got larger, it just grew and grew, with recognition, Alice just knew it was Humpty Dumpt... Read Chapter

You Could Call It Conversation

Submitted: December 31, 2018

You Could Call It Conversation   "Let us return to the last remark but one,” Humpty Dumpty, put forward, having him so... Read Chapter

A Master Of Words

Submitted: January 01, 2019

A Master Of Words   The egg man, a master, it seemed of word; perhaps he’d explain a poem she’d heard. "Would yo... Read Chapter

A Crash In The Forest

Submitted: January 04, 2019

A Crash In The Forest   It seemed a commotion, it had began as soldiers in twos, from the forest they ran. But then ... Read Chapter

In Need Of A Snack

Submitted: January 04, 2019

In Need Of A Snack   The attention of the Messenger was unnerving to the King, he tried to focus it on Alice but... Read Chapter

What News?

Submitted: January 05, 2019

What News?   The Messenger moved forward, to whisper he stood near, he cupped up his hand and held it to the Kin... Read Chapter

Looking-Glass Cake

Submitted: January 06, 2019

Looking-Glass Cake   The Unicorn neared, asked “I did the best?” The King staying neutral, “Maybe,” professed. ... Read Chapter

Knights, Red And White

Submitted: January 07, 2019

Knights, Red And White   Now into silence Alice was thrown, she felt some alarm about the unknown. There was no one ... Read Chapter

The Rules Of Battle

Submitted: January 07, 2019

The Rules Of Battle   "The Rules of Battle, I hope you observe.” The Red knight did scowl, the question absurd; "B... Read Chapter

Inventions

Submitted: January 08, 2019

Inventions   "May I assist you?” Alice did ask, for removing that helmet was a hard task. "Much easier to breathe,... Read Chapter

The Great Art Of Riding

Submitted: January 09, 2019

The Great Art Of Riding   In a loud voice, the White Knight announced, “The great art of riding is to keep....” ... Read Chapter

Recipe For...

Submitted: January 10, 2019

Recipe For...   “My mind keeps on going, coming up with inventions, I made up a pudding that defied convention... Read Chapter

Sing A Song Of....

Submitted: January 10, 2019

Sing A Song Of....   “Is it very long a song?” Alice asked for the poems she’d heard had proved a task. “It... Read Chapter

Queen Alice?

Submitted: January 14, 2019

Queen Alice?   “I never expected it to happen so soon,” Alice said to herself, humming a tune. “I need to beha... Read Chapter

Questions, Questions!

Submitted: January 15, 2019

Questions, Questions!   “I presume you’ve not had many lessons in manners,” the Red Queen went on to say. Alic... Read Chapter

Right Royal Nonsense

Submitted: January 17, 2019

Right Royal Nonsense   The White Queen sensed some tension, a diversion was called for: “What’s the cause of lig... Read Chapter

The Troublesome Door

Submitted: January 17, 2019

The Troublesome Door   The arch of a doorway, above said ‘Queen Alice’, the entrance, of course, to the royal palace... Read Chapter

Admittance

Submitted: January 17, 2019

Admittance   Suddenly that door was flung open with some force and the sound of voices, singing now of course. The s... Read Chapter

And Chaos Ensues

Submitted: January 19, 2019

And Chaos Ensues   There was a break then for a riddle which to Alice made no sense, the Red Queen said to take a wh... Read Chapter

Shaking And Waking

Submitted: January 19, 2019

Shaking And Waking   Grabbing the doll, Alice gave it a shake, backwards and forwards, for sanity’s sake. She expe... Read Chapter

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