Madcap chirps
interrupt our
morning silence

Birds in
some kind of
frantic meeting.

Ends as
as it started.

Wonder what
they say
about us.


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.