The Motherload
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The Motherload

We Must Remember To Play

Yes, even you.

One of my nieces loves dirt. Yes, dirt. She loves to play in the garden, and dig her hands into the soil and feel a little bit of earth. She loves to make “potions” out of dirt and bits of grass and whatever flowers she can find — pouring them into cups and dishes and whatever she can take from her mother’s kitchen without getting in trouble.

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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.