I’ve been ill for a wee while – sorry for being away!
http://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ Has delivered, as usual, as great photo prompt!
The heat hit first, percussive: intense.
Then: the rain. Gray, greasy rain, thick and congealing, it cascaded from the skies and carpeted the floor, insinuating itself into every nook and cranny in the same way it eroded hope from people’s hearts. Rain like that wasn’t natural. How could it be? Why was it here?
It was no more than a rupture in the sky, a split, such as would be found on the skin of fruit or a child’s knee, but the tear brought more than tears for those who knew what it portended, and shudders for those who didn’t…