A new year that feels old, generations old
News stories reshoveled
Old chants delivered in tweets
Hate crimes rise like steam
Blind Trusts are neither blind nor made of trust
We took a giant step into yesterday


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.