Let her be the stars,
the moon,
the air,
the clouds.

Let her be the tree,
the soil,
the rain.

Let her dance,
think out loud
and step quietly

But for God’s sake, just let her be!


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 regularly in Oddball Magazine.