I stepped outside into the misty rain,
reveling in a cooler day
after a long heat wave.

Not caring if my new sandals
encountered puddles or mud.

Feeling my jacket and jeans
dampen as I circled the neighborhood,
watching gardens and flower pots revive.

Reluctant to go home,
I wandered around another block
and another
before deciding to amble
back downhill
and go home for a cup of green tea.

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