Some folks can toss out words like garbage,
Others hoard their words by holding back praise.
While some Infuse their words with the power to empower,
Others are able to overpopulate an otherwise wordless space.
But know how, when and where to take the word or it will take you…


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.