As I descended the steps of the bus, I saw dark
clouds in the sky. It looked as though it would rain.
briskly toward home which was a good kilometre away. My mother had warned me about getting
caught in the rain. I might catch a cold or something. I
wondered if I could get home before it rained.
As if in reply to my thought the rain came down. I
wanted to run for it but my heavy schoolbag discouraged
me from doing so. So I walked on. Soon it was raining cats
In a short while I was drenched from head to toes.
Instead of feeling miserable I was actually enjoying it. The
feeling of cool water running down my wet body was quite
Finally I reached home. My mother was shocked to
see me soaking wet. She hurried me to the hot shower after
which I put on clean dry clothes. She was worried that I
might get sick.
Well, I did not. In fact I felt great, having had such
a wonderful experience walking in the rain.