life, weather

A Day in the Rainy Season

by Lori (L. Virelli)

(For use of any photos, please attribute to Lori and this website)

Morning explodes with a golden sunrise,
that burns from the blue heavens.

Humidity inevitably fills the air.

Slowly, thickening cotton formations cover the sky.

Before dusk, the white clouds gradually turn grey, and eventually black.

Electrifying streaks flash across the sky. Continue reading “A Day in the Rainy Season”

Pets, poetry

Chasing Rainbows

I’ve had a rough few days, but instead of complaining about them here, I thought I’d share a story I wrote in poem-form many years ago. I thought of it because today is Groundhog Day, and the poem reminds me of the movie Groundhog Day. After the last few days, I needed a cheery poem.

The story rhymes … sort of like Dr. Seuss. Heh. The point of view is told entirely through a narrator, so please excuse any pov issues or tense issues. I wrote this soon after we got our first dog. He inspired my story “Chasing Rainbows” because of the rainbows he used to play with around the house. You’ll understand once you read it. Continue reading “Chasing Rainbows”