• Vedashree Khambete Sharma

February Rain

Yes, I know, obvious pun happened there.

But so did the rain.

The weather outside is perfect right now – cool, dry and cloudy. Just the kind of weather, in fact, to sit in the post-shower daylight outside a coffee-shop, sipping a hot cappuccino, blank sheets of paper and a black ink fountain pen at hand, or perhaps a good book or an interesting conversation.

Absolutely not the kind of weather to ride to work in a terminally long traffic-jam, nearly skidding on the mucky road, narrowly missing a truck that has thoughtlessly rammed its brakes too late.

Oh, who am I kidding? My heart’s not in this rant. I’m a sucker for the rains. And with Valentine’s freakin’ Day just two days away too. Dammit.

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