Author Archives: Sherrie Theriault

About Sherrie Theriault

Sherrie Theriault, writer and outsider artist lives in northwest New Jersey where she writes villain-free fiction for children and young adults, creates coloring books for all ages, writes daily inspiration books for the recovery community and has other works of collected poetry; also adult fiction. Books available on Amazon.com include the following: Cala Mae The Deep Dark Day In The Congenial Chronicles The Holland’s Adventure Fill Me In Fill Me In, Too Filled In Sober on the Way to Sane More Sober on the Way to Sane Lines from My Life More Lines from My Life On-Liners to Live By My Sponsor Said… Elissa: Queen of Carthage Was Love Lost Order of Protection The Story Precedes the Question Can You See? What the Birdies Told Me about You What the Birdies Told Me about You Coloring book The Enchanting Dog Sherrie’s books are available at Blue Stockings, Manhattan, NY, The Clinton Book Shoppe, Clinton, New Jersey, Giovanni’s Room, Philadelphia, PA, Easy Does It in Long Beach, CA and The Latest Thing in Costa Mesa, Ca. You can find Sherrie’s art work at Hang-Ups Gallery in Allentown, PA or online at: SerendipitousGallery.com Please feel free to contact her there if you have any questions.

It’s y Party

July 20   IT’S MY PARTY   The party I was throwing for myself in addiction was nothing but a very long wake.  There were no smiles, only murmurs of what might have been.  I was filled with tears I … Continue reading

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The Water Yoou Drink

July 19     THE WATER YOU DRINK     “Anyone who has to be dragged to water doesn’t deserve a drink,” said my sponsor. “What about raising the bottom?” I questioned. “I’m not talking about that.  I am discussing … Continue reading

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Far off Places

July 18 FAR OFF PLACES   Meetings too near home are unsatisfying to me.  On smooth, simple days local meetings are fine; I catch a meeting, just slip it in.  On rough days I yearn for an out of town … Continue reading

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Time Tables

July 17   TIME TABLES   I know the train is coming and I want to read the schedule.  I hear rumors that the convoy going to Feelings will arrive in two years.  The five-year expedition to Getting My Brains … Continue reading

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Magic Wand

July 16 MAGIC WAND   “Why are you wearing that hat and waving that star studded stick?”  I asked my sponsor. “Isn’t this what you want, a magic wand?” she replied. “Whatever are you talking about?  I don’t want you … Continue reading

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The Rainbow

July 15     THE RAINBOW     “What is with that look of concentration?” asked my sponsor. “I am trying to see the gray.” “The gray?” she queried. “Yes, I heard at the meeting that between black and white … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Generation

July 11 SPONTANEOUS GENERATION   Dust under the bed turns into bugs. My grandfather believed in these alchemies of myth.   I thought myself free from the small witchcrafts of threat.  The longer I stay sober, the more real is the … Continue reading

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