Never lose your imagination

The Owl

She’s escaped again. That silly girl will never learn. She is always lost inside of her mind. The tiniest of changes can send her running down that stupid hole again. Well, it’s not a real destination, but the one she travels to within her own mind. A change in the weather, a spoon out of place, or even a pesky little gnat wiggling on her nose will force that girl to seek the solace of the unknown.

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The Owl

Sneaking out, the tiny redhead knew if caught again, there would be hell to pay. Though she lived in her own mind, the staff lived in the real world, and the constant loss of their most famous patient was beginning to force the hand of the head nurse. Wonderland asylum was not for the timid or the faint of heart. From the moment Alice fell down that hole, she was never considered normal. The world that played out in her mind kept the insanity inside of her forever. After all, as the rabbit once said, “When I used to read fairy tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one!”

She stretched out on the dirty old ground. Her chin rested on her folded hands. An army of ants marching by, in her head, she could hear their steps as the Queen led the way. “One, two, three, four, forward march,” said the muscular insect behind her Majesty, The Queen. Her feet stirring, she marched along with them, eyes never leaving the tiny soldiers. They had wars to fight, a dynasty to save, and food to forage. Ants are the hardest working creatures on the planet. 

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