Go ask Alice

June 30, 2008 at 8:01 am 1 comment

Here’s another special song. I loved the story of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland, and have always felt a strong affinity to Alice, which I’ll explain some other time. It’s one of those children’s stories which are quite pertinent for grown-ups as well. For now I’d just like to share another song I can never hear too often.

Listen to this incredible voice — live!! (no playback crap)

White Rabbit

One pill makes you larger
And one pill makes you small,
And the ones that mother gives you
Don’t do anything at all.
Go ask Alice
When she’s ten feet tall.
And if you go chasing rabbits
And you know you’re going to fall,
Tell ’em a hookah smoking caterpillar
Has given you the call.
Call Alice
When she was just small.
When the men on the chessboard
Get up and tell you where to go
And you’ve just had some kind of mushroom
And your mind is moving low.
Go ask Alice
I think she’ll know.
When logic and proportion
Have fallen sloppy dead,
And the White Knight is talking backwards
And the Red Queen’s “off with her head!”
Remember what the dormouse said:
“Feed your head. Feed your head. Feed your head”

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. SanityFound  |  June 30, 2008 at 12:14 pm

    I LOVE this song for all its meanings!!! Can’t believe I had forgotten about it, thanks you for reminding me!!!

    Reply

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