After Rain

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‘After Rain’

The air smells lush

and pungent,

heavy with dew

that sits on your skin.

Dogs have stopped barking.

The world hangs

in quiet repose,

for a moment.

Follow the scent of solitude

and watery adventure.

After the rain,

do more than ponder

dancing in puddles.

Art by Rene Wiley @renewileygallery.

Jessica Wilbert