damp permeates bones
sky slides claustrophobically close
Here in Portland it’s dark one minute and bright the next. Wet roofs suddenly steam and the cycle repeats.
Ah, I like Portland.
Powells and Sock Dreams are favourite places. 🙂 (and of course, Fluevog Shoes, but it’s really from Vancouver, BC).
Better rain than fire!
unless it’s so much water it carries everything away, then it’s ‘six of one, half a dozen of another’
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Shawn Bird is a high school English teacher, poet, and YA author in the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia, Canada. She is a proud member of Rotary and a former Rotary Youth Exchange Student.
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