I like rain - really. It's so refreshing to go outside, especially after a thunderstorm, and smell the planet re-birthing. Collecting and gathering itself together, pausing, enjoying unhurried dampness before turning to face whatever comes next.
And have you ever seen the beauty of snail eggs? Soft pearls hiding in the earth. I leave them undisturbed.
cinquain for slugs
listen deep, we
will hear slugs sing as
they compose silvered moonlit notes: