When The Nights Feel Hard

Photo by David Veksler on Unsplash

When the nights feel hard,
and your bones feel tired,
and sleep feels as if it’s nothing but a distant memory,
I hope you pay attention to how your little one
can rest within the confines of your lap,
and how their little hands wrap around your whole finger,
and how their little feet tap dance with excitement.

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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.