Joke: What is black & white & Peter Pan all over?

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December 14, 2020 by The Citron Review

by Jessica Hudson

 

Thirty years ago a little girl pressed RECORD on the VHS player while Mary
Martin a female panda all blond pixie-cut & long green-nyloned legs descending

pulled a prank as a boy bending the bamboo disguised as a lady munching green
shoots a coy soprano above Hookโ€™s arduous tenor & from then on Peter Pan

wooed the captain with snippets of a TV documentary stuck between her
notes climbing from canopy to floor while the pirate cried oh, tell me your name!

 

Jessica Hudson is a graduate teaching assistant working on her Creative Writing MFA at Northern Michigan University. She is an associate editor for Passages North. Her work has been published in The Pinch, Sweet Lit, and perhappened mag, among others. Find her on Twitter @JessicaRWHudson.

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