Rain, don’t sprinkle me with a cooling shower.
Soak me through and make my hair drip in my eyes.
Pound my cheek with icy drops.
Leave my clothes drenched and sticking to my skin.
Sun, don’t cast a warm glow over my face.
Burn my skin and make my eyes water.
Heat up the air to a suffocating intensity.
Make me sweat. Parch me. Envelop me.
Wind, don’t send me a freshening breeze.
Batter me with gusts and chill me to the bone.
Put me off my balance. Knock me down.
Make me feel your powerful, unloving embrace.