In several posts, you may find mention of my love for rain. Many of my favourite memories involve playing in a stormless rain, or getting caught out in it. I find it beautiful and calming. A light sprinkle blessed my wedding. I saw it as a wonderful sign. No drought of love here.
A connection I share with plants, particularly trees (tree-hugger I am) associates most closely with this. Yes, it is true that too much rain can drown a plant, but the need for it still exists. It’s refreshing, I’ve seen plants reach foliage to embrace a coming shower. Life, nourishment, renewal, refreshing. It represents all these things to me.
So I leave you with a haiku I penned a decade ago. Here’s to the rain!