Haunting by the Rain Gods

On the 3rd of July, somebody prayed for rain. As usual, it didn’t quite work out like they hoped. On the 4th of July it rained 10 inches, rivers flooded, land was washed away, band new flooring ruined, shrubs, bushes, trash stopped up gutters. The next day, it rained, and the next and the next-maybe a while the sun would come out, people would start to clean, but then it would rain. Insurance companies are elated-this is the mountains-no one has flood insurance!

A week later-its raining buckets, bridges washing out again, yards and golf courses are lakes, banks caving off again. I’m quite sure the rain gods are haunting us! Could someone put up a stop sign, or build an arc?

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10 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    The Real Cie said,

    You know, those rain gods really need to learn the concept of moderation!

  2. 2

    journalplace said,

    Rain day 17 in the Piedmont.

  3. 3

    Enigma said,

    I heared in Canada several counties are also flooded by rain storms, global heating?…

  4. 4

    Put up a stop sign. Love that.

  5. 5

    My Chaotic Factors said,

    I liked the last line (without the comma). Verb tense jarred me in places. Was it intentional?

  6. 7

    So sorry for all the destruction we had so much rain as well so wet basement this time for that I am so thankful stay safe down there UGS

  7. 8

    Judy - Denver said,

    Please send to Colorado!!!!

  8. 10

    Clever and fun description of a not so great experience ;)


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