The Sting Of Salt Water

Photo by Karsten Winegeart on Unsplash

When I was younger, my eczema was terrible, and so my mother would tell me to go into the ocean whenever I had the chance. She’d recount the healing properties of salt water and gently nudge me to take a dip in the sea.

I’d cringe and tell her that it was going to sting.

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Megan Minutillo

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.