The Color of a Rainy Day

Kyoto, Japan. Photo by the author.

The steady drum of rain makes it hard to get up. I open the curtain; a dim morning light permeates my room.

My mind fills with uncertainty, the things I have to do today — the pressure I put on myself to do.

I do my best to dispel the thoughts, for they provide nothing but weight to a mind that’s meant to…



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Vincent Van Patten

Vincent Van Patten


Exploring what lights my soul on fire ❤️‍🔥 Living in Osaka, Japan.