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  • It was raining for the first time since I moved here.

    It was only a drizzle and the type of rain that is ever present in Seattle but easier ignored than evaded.
    The type of rain that you can mostly notice because the city turns darker shades of brown and black and tan.

    On and off it sprinkled when I noticed slowly
    that so many people passing had umbrellas
    trying valiantly to stay out of the rain
    even though it was mostly
    blowing sideways.

    And then suddenly I felt doused, myself.
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