Where were you
When you discovered
You had the power
To shape words into images,
Place words on paper,
Speak them,
Share them.
When did the secret
Reveal itself to you?
When did you discover
You were here to write!


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.