People Who Clap On Planes

A poem

Megan Minutillo

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Photo by Suhyeon Choi on Unsplash

Are my favorite kind of people. I’d like to think that they are the sort
of folks who also clap when the church choir finishes a song, and that they are the ones who wave flags at parades, and that they are the kinds of people who will always find an excuse to have a party with a theme, of course. Some may say it’s silly to applaud a pilot for landing on the ground because the alternative is something we…

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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.