You Were Small, And I Was Young

A poem for mothers

Photo by Jonathan Borba on Unsplash

You were small,
and I was young,
you were learning about the world around you,
and I was learning about how to take care of you —
and me
and your Daddy,




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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.

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