Dissecting The Living

I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn. – Anne Frank themonroe6-evemontadpregnancy Marilyn Monroe was allegedly pregnant 9 to 13 times. Gloria Steinem wrote the reason Monroe had no children was abortion. It is no strange thing considering how fantasy and reality clash in a world that equates women’s health to abortion access. In the 1960’s, this world of sexual liberation and free love began to spin out of control for many women, and so went the way of the leading sex symbol of this generation. Free love for one means the second pays twice. As Monroe’s writings become more popular they epitomize for many young women the distillation of her dream of becoming a mother, eviscerated. marilyn-photographed-by-milton-greene

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When Mama ain’t happy ain’t no-one happy.