Painting the Porch

It is mid-summer and the old woman has not seen a single raindrop in several weeks.  She tries to conjure the look, the sound, the feel of rain, but only the sun beats its rhythm all around her.  With not even a thunderstorm in the forecast, she searches the sky in vain.   As she glances west,  the evening sky splashes her with its own gift!

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summer sunset –

painting the  porch walls

hot pink

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©2013 Wabi Sabi

For Carpe Diem

‘sweeping the porch
bright prints of raindrops
followed by splashes’

Jane Reichhold

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