Count your hope(s)

A poem and some encouragement

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Photo by Elijah Mears on Unsplash

And tuck them in your pocket / like shiny pennies you find on the street / like shooting stars / and birthday candles / and scratch off lotto tickets that your grandma gave you as a kid / like the way the bacon sizzling in the pan makes the whole house smell like joy / like the comfort of Sunday brunch / like the sunlight painting your kitchen a warm, hazy glow / like the miracle…

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Megan Minutillo

Essayist, poet, and theatre producer. I write stories about self-awareness, IVF, and finding your footing in life’s messy moments. Instagram: @meganminutillo.