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sizes matter

"sizes matter" chirped the hatter before
popping the size 8 and 1/4 on his head
and jumping theatrically into his bed
hat and clothes all snuggled into dreams

"things aren't always what they seem"
he muttered as he drifted slowly to slumber
and counted sheep with irrational numbers
shearing off some wooly fractions

then, arising after slumbered satisfaction
to further woolgather a daytime indulgence
about teas and tease, a timely innocence
to tickle his taste buds, two lumps please

though he oft prefers the honey of bees
he then wanders off over knoll and swale
to encounter his comrades and tell a tale
of little girls and deep dark wells

and felines with invisibility spells
and ravens much like a writing desk
riddles without answers, and other mess
that seems to jump from head to mouth

though facing south to tell the truth
to let the sun shine onto his face
he'd stuck with hare in tea time and place
so matter-of-factly exclaims "shall I pour?"

but quickly adds "sizes matter", like before

© Goode Guy 2011-09-14
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Posted: Sep 2011

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Comments (5)

Billiegirl
Very witty write
teddybear teddybear teddybear
cafetwo2010
Another mysterious kind of riddle with razor wit and in a class all by itself. A colorful and teasing tale with extraordinary imagination..Your work definately needs to be preserved in my opinion.thumbs up cool wine
Pinkpoetress
GoodGuy,
Another excellent write. I like it so much. Take care. bouquet
mcradloff
I saw Alice in Wonderland, and was confused by the Hatter, I like Johnny Depp better as Scissorhands.roll eyes rolling on the floor laughing confused
gnj4u
Hi, agoodguy2have,
...he'd stuck with hare in tea time and place so matter-of-factly exclaims "shall I pour?" Why, yes, how lovely.
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