Bamboozled No More! Social Protestors


They gather with candles and signs,
Protesting a war, taxes, pollution or some “ism”.
Watch them find their protester ‘personae’
chanting “HELL NO we won’t go!”
Eventually the chants are transformed into
casual catch-up conversations about
family, work and body aches.
Are they marching or just jogging in place?


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 in Oddball Magazine.




    1. I didn’t think the meaning was hidden. I think of my poetry, paintings and comedy as snapshots of life. But then people see what they can or want to see.
      as-salaam aleykum (peace) JC

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