1973: It All Goes To Pot

She locks herself in the bathroom hugging her stomach. Nixon’s lying.  Marlboro man is smoking.  Women are ripping unborn babies apart in the womb. This is the year she grows fat and sorry.

She is my mother.

1973 women

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27 thoughts on “1973: It All Goes To Pot

  1. I keep hoping I’m wrong about this entry of yours, it seems so cruel.
    Offering you a virtual hug, and the experience that sometimes mothers just have to be ignored.
    That last line kills me. (Not in a funny way.)

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