I had a good doctor.
Then she became famous.
I had to wait 45 minutes
to leave a message.
I was thirty two in the queue.
Now I don’t see her any more.


Since Covid,
more people order groceries.
Food arrives in
neatly packed containers.
Socially distanced,
thoughtfully curated.
For inspiration,
check out latest edition
of Better Homes and Refrigerator Interiors!


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.