Bamboozled No More! Dial a Cop


Latest rage among frustrated white folks
armed with cell phones is
reporting/complaining about black people
on the beach eating vanilla ice cream
in cones, or worse, drowning
the vanilla in hot fudge.
Imagine the disappointment/fear
when the men in blue who arrive are black!
Or the discovery of red, black, brown, yellow
aunts, uncles, cousins, siblings, parents.
Dial a cop and be prepared to be
shocked to learn someone
dialed a cop on you!


Janet Cormier is a painter, writes prose and poetry, and performs comedy. JC prefers different and original over pretty. She loves collecting stuff, but cleaning not so much. Janet also talks to strangers…a lot. Her column now appears weekly on Oddball Magazine.


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