Precipitation Problem 

I went for a walk

when it started to rain. 

The sky was forbidding.

I didn’t complain.


Swiftly thereafter

I heard the wind blow.

The clouds gathered in

and were followed by snow.


My mood was morose

but I kept on my feet,

then lightning bolts cracked

and a storm yielded sleet. 


It tumbled relentlessly.

Thunder abounded.

I looked to the heavens

then turned round, confounded. 


I’d hoped to continue

but quit altogether,

and went home because

I felt under the weather.

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