Remember to stay
out of your own way!

Don’t let the
past haunt you.

Find a way to
embrace each day

with patience,

And I don’t care
what anyone says.

Laughing is a
perfect exercise.


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.