The Smallest Of Things

a poem

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Image by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

It’s the little things that break you

the feather on top of the weight

that becomes too much to bear

The wind that beats against you

that becomes too strong to lean into.

It’s the little things that save you

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ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
The Honest Perspective

Writing on female experience, race, motherhood & self-development. Columnist at Green Parent magazine & Parenting Top Writer. Follow me on IG @adeola_moonsong.