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sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.19.2013
  March 19   If I name it do I know it?     Does emotional proximity necessitate a nearer name?  Far off I would be called earthling possibly human.  On this plain, female maybe woman; in this country Mrs. Theriault; in my home call me Sherrie, but in my bed hy calls...
g-kasten's picture
Dec.15.2012
  I recently wrote and directed a short play, a sometimes daunting, often surprising and always humbling experience.       One afternoon as I sat in a library in Orinda, California, I experienced one of those rare events we all hope for and which never seem to happen; the play...
jessica-anya-blau's picture
Oct.11.2012
If you don’t know who Junot Díaz is, you should.  His writing stands out as startlingly original in a world that often feels crammed with literary replication.  He is the author of Drown; he won the Pulitzer Prize for The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao; and he is the author of the newly...
randy-mitchell's picture
Jan.17.2012
A pretty good topic, don’t you think? Well, let’s start with some stats. According to some of the latest reports, the amount of all men who never marry past the age of 44 is roughly 21%, for women it’s 15%. Our nations divorce rate is ever-changing, but Wikipedia states that the overall numbers in...
nicole-wian's picture
Aug.16.2011
From a student's letter in Henri Nouwen's, Intimacy:   "Help us to see that which is real.  A reality.  Help us to lie under a tree and enjoy the grass and sky and wind, to have a definitive feeling, perhaps simple, perhaps deep, to think wildly, openly, to stretch. To hold a...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Aug.14.2011
August 14         Participant Observer     Underneath it all I am more than naked; I am hidden by exposure.  My body can never be as nude as life with you in my thoughts.  My mind is a polygraph you wander through.  I have determined this is more than...
sherrie-theriault's picture
May.28.2011
May 28       Estranged     After long years I have made my own acquaintance, friendship is on a far distant shore.  I know who I am and can recognize myself on the street or in a crowded room.  I have a legitimate sense of wariness of the afore mentioned persona, nothing...
sherrie-theriault's picture
May.08.2011
May 8       A Good Ship       Recently my life has taken on a surreal quality.  I stand in front of myself as if I were a business to be run or a project to be undertaken.  The intensity, uncertainty and drama seem to be on the wane.  There are choices to be made and...
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Apr.10.2011
April 10       Stumbling Under the Tenth Step   When I’ve been outside of my mind it is so hard to tell when I’ve come home again.  The landmarks take on such distortion in memory that the facts seem bloated or anorexic as I turn my face from side to side.  Old journals remind...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Mar.19.2011
March 19   If I name it do I know it?     Does emotional proximity necessitate a nearer name?  Far off I would be called earthling possibly human.  On this plain, female maybe woman; in this country Mrs. Theriault; in my home call me Sherrie, but in my bed hy calls me Baby.  Do...