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Songs of Sunshine

A poem

When I was a baby, my mother
used to sing me the song,
“you are my sunshine.”

Her whole face would light up
as she sang every word — it was
as if she became the sun herself.

It wasn’t until I was an adult that
I realized the importance of the
song and the magic within…



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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.