Off With her Head

By: Edrie
February 28, 2010

Off Head - May Faire, Cambridge MA 2009 by Amanda Oliverio
Off Head by Amanda Oliverio

‘No, no!’ said the Queen. ‘Sentence first–verdict afterwards.’
‘Stuff and nonsense!’ said Alice loudly. `The idea of having the sentence first!’
‘Hold your tongue!’ said the Queen, turning purple.
‘I won’t!’ said Alice.
‘Off with her head!’ the Queen shouted at the top of her voice. Nobody moved.
‘Who cares for you?’ said Alice, (she had grown to her full size by this time.) ‘You’re nothing but a pack of cards!’

Edrie Von Tease - Self Portrait
Edrie Von Tease - Self Portrait

‘Have some wine,’ the March Hare said in an encouraging tone.
Alice looked all round the table, but there was nothing on it but tea. ‘I don’t see any wine,’ she remarked.
‘There isn’t any,’ said the March Hare

Parasol de Edrie by Kama Lord
Parasol de Edrie by Kama Lord

‘Cheshire Puss,’ she began, rather timidly, as she did not at all know whether it would like the name: however, it only grinned a little wider. ‘Come, it’s pleased so far,’ thought Alice, and she went on. ‘Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?’
‘That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,’ said the Cat.
‘I don’t much care where–‘ said Alice.
‘Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,’ said the Cat.
‘–so long as I get somewhere,’ Alice added as an explanation.
‘Oh, you’re sure to do that,’ said the Cat, ‘if you only walk long enough.’

Lady Pierrot by Susan Lazar
Lady Pierrot by Susan Lazar

‘Who are you?’ said the Caterpillar.
This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, ‘I–I hardly know, sir, just at present– at least I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.’
‘What do you mean by that?’ said the Caterpillar sternly. ‘Explain yourself!’
‘I can’t explain myself, I’m afraid, sir’ said Alice, ‘because I’m not myself, you see.’
‘I don’t see,’ said the Caterpillar.
‘I’m afraid I can’t put it more clearly,’ Alice replied very politely.

Cloud Club By Walter Sickert
Cloud Club By Walter Sickert

‘Wake up, Alice dear!’ said her sister; ‘Why, what a long sleep you’ve had!’
‘Oh, I’ve had such a curious dream!’ said Alice.

Edrie the Conqueror by Walter Sickert - WSinkDrip a day (Feb/28)
Edrie the Conqueror by Walter Sickert - WSinkDrip a day (Feb/28)

Thank you for following me Down the Rabbit-Hole. I’ll see you Through the Looking Glass.

Love & Tentacles

– Edrie
(One of the Broken Toys)

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