always thinking
what’s next,

trying to
second guess

Aha moment:
That’s not
my job.

I find pieces,
best dreams in
oddest places,

at the end
of lines
from pencil.


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.