We Can Do Hard Things

A poem for tough seasons

Megan Minutillo
1 min readOct 24, 2023

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Photo by Simon John-McHaffie on Unsplash

Like sitting up, and rolling over, and learning how to swallow our food.
Like drinking from a cup. Like using a fork, a knife, and a spoon. We can memorize phone numbers, first names, and home addresses. We can figure out how to use a phone, send a text, and write an email that would make our English teachers proud. We can run marathons and become doctors, lawyers, and teachers. 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.