Deftly he strode into the storm,
each step treacherous in the hastening downpour.
The ground now slick with rain slid away beneath him with each step.
The torrent had come on suddenly, catching many unprepared and unattired.
He reached out knowing that his way was clear and opened the portal.
Hastily in, he sealed the breach that the tempest might find the inner places no more.
Again into the night and at last into the safety of home.
Let this be a lesson to you all: once you hear the thunder, make sure the windows on your vehicle are up BEFORE the rain starts