Life full of
bizarre twists

designed consciously

full of odd,
unpredictable turns.

We hope in
good faith

that God will help us
find our way,

always seeking


we started
and arrived,

wondering if
there ever was

a place
called home.


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.