Went out for a walk,
a chance to stretch.

A change of scenery,
someone who could turn

a two second greeting
into actual conversation.

Don’t expect too much
from the universe.


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