The Partnered Pen
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The Partnered Pen

This Ain’t Livin’

Not in 1971 and not now

The late, great Marvin Gaye had it right in his iconic 1971 classic, “Inner City Blues” which was a fierce indictment of conditions in ghettos in inner-city America, racial inequality, and the overall bleak economic landscape of the time.

This ain’t livin’, This ain’t livin’
No, no baby, this ain’t livin’



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Sherry McGuinn

Long-time writer and big-time dreamer. Screenwriter. Cat mama. Red lip aficionado.