Walks in the Rain

Walks in the Rain

Sometimes I go on walks in the rain. I don't bring an umbrella or rain coat. Sometimes, I don't even wear shoes. I like to feel the rain drops trickle down my hair. I like the splashes of rain on my skin. I like to look up and let the rain soak my face, the water getting caught in my eyelashes. 

I don't know why, but there's something calming about being in the rain. No one else is around me. I am contentedly alone. I feel free to be alive in whatever way I feel. 

My neighbors probably question my sanity, but I truly don't care. I smile and wave at them whenever they notice me. Sometimes I listen to music, sometimes I talk to myself, sometimes I dance, and sometimes I just walk; taking in my surroundings. 

For as long as I can remember, I've loved the rain. It's therapeutic for me. I don't know whether it's the rain itself, or the environment it creates, but either way it's special to me.

enoki

VT

13 years old

Molly Silvia

VT

15 years old

The Voice

September 2023

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