I want to be here now
with options to come and go
according to the rhythm of my soul.

A soul with a soul,
helping and watching
God send another soul

to be earthbound
as it travels
a universe away.


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 appears weekly on Oddball Magazine.