après l'orage

I was unable to sleep last night, in anticipation of the imminent storm, which finally blustered in at about 4am.

Yoyo and I lay together transfixed under the corrugated plastic roof of my studio watching the heavy puce clouds transform into a clear periwinkle blue. After the rain had finished laundering the sky, I felt immediately more settled and calm and was finally able to get some sleep.

I feel refreshed and rejuvenated and a lot more content this morning, and I'm glad the blue skies have returned.

It's amazing what a good storm can do to the soul!

2 hellos:

Siobhan said...

The rain does make things feel cleaner doesn't it? I love that phrase "Laundering the sky" - lovely x

Vixie said...

Aw, thanks, sweetie x

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