Marilyn Monroe’s handwritten turkey recipe, 1956
On this day 50 years ago, Marilyn Monroe took her own life. Here is a how the world reacted.
Also see Monroe’s tender, thoughtful unpublished poetry.
“Oh damn I wish that I were
dead — absolutely nonexistent –
gone away from here — from
everywhere but how would I do it…”
50 years ago today, Marilyn Monroe took her own life – here are her poignant unpublished poems, recovered from her diaries and notebooks.
“Only parts of us will ever touch only parts of others.”
Marilyn Monroe’s unpublished poems strip away the highly visible public persona to reveal the thoughtful, vulnerable private person longing to be truly seen.