MARILYN MONROE/ JUNE 1, 1926- AUGUST 5, 1962
Can Marilyn ever have imagined herself to be 83 years old? Can we? But Marilyn had the destiny of a legend. And movieland fate seems to dictate a youthful demise for some beauties. I still can stare at that face and fall into it. Not always the acting, not the talent. Her voice made her into a comedienne. Her best effort for me was Sugar in "Some Like It Hot".
Pinpoints of her soul showed up in her eyes. That left me breathless. I am glad that she will be a peerless beauty forever. Which sounds as if I'm glad that she died young. There's an odd dichotomy there that I'm aware of. Of course I'd love to see her yet, as a stalwart octogenarian, and not a mystery never to be solved.
Marilyn, are you there? Are you listening? What would you have wanted?
REST IN PEACE