A poem by faculty member Monica Youn appears at The Awl:
Of course Slightly was the first to get his word in. “Wendy lady,” he said rapidly, “for you we
built this house.”
“Oh, say you’re pleased,” cried Nibs.
“Lovely, darling house,” Wendy said, and they were the very words they had hoped she would
“And we are your children,” cried the twins.
Then all went on their knees, and holding out their arms cried, “O Wendy lady, be our
“Ought I?” Wendy said, all shining. “Of course, it’s frightfully fascinating, but you see I am
only a little girl. I have no real experience.”
Peter and Wendy (J.M. Barrie, 1911)
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