You know the type,
complains about
how they were wronged,
personal slights,

recalling every fault
against them in
high definition and

Like I said,
you know the type
Too often it’s who
stares back in the mirror.


Janet Cormier is a painter, writes prose and poetry, and performs comedy. Janet 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.