The Eternal Question

Train cars stalled, sound system barely audible,
Delays. More delays.
Passenagers’ collective sighs waiver between sentence and question status…
this is what we pay for?!?


Money Beliefs/Cash & Carry

When she was a child,she watched a dollar bill float to earth.
Today she still believes money grows on trees.


Comparative Value

Some people treat kindness like a beat up ole coat.
Perhaps the value of kindness would increase if Congress gave it tax write offs.


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.