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Sunday, 5 October 2008

Gloomy days

October means autumn in London. When I look outside my window I see cloudy skies. There is rain in the air and the greyness takes away the colour of what should be beautiful season. It looks cold outside. What do you do on gloomy days?

Its Sunday afternoon right now I’m home and I don’t feel like going anywhere. Whilst there are a thousand things I could/should be doing I feel a little empty and perhaps a little sad. The radio is playing slow jams and the whole feeling, the music, the day, my mood it reminds me of the first verse of a poem I wrote for a friend of mine a while back…

Remembering Moments by Angel (1st verse)

I will never forget that Sunday afternoon,
a grey windy day between seasons.

The clouds didn’t know where to rain

and leaves danced down lonely streets;

Inside we were warm and relaxed,

as we listened to soulful radio beats.

Id love to rewind to that day….. (sigh) Oh well to cheer myself up I think I’m going to get a large mug of hot chocolate, curl up on the sofa and read a book. What do you do on cold, wet, cloudy, gloomy days?


Torrance Stephens - All-Mi-T said...

i hope u feel a little up beat soon, and it sounds like good cuddling and sleeping weather to me

12kyle said...

on dreary days i always throw on some old skool hip hop. it helps me reflect on the younger days. and that brings a smile to my face

Amano said...

There's something good about all weather conditions: it's nice to be out in the sunshine but when it's dark and wet I don't mind staying inside and collecting my thoughts. We're so busy these days that we forget how to just stop and listen to ourselves...

Brownngirl. said...

On dreary days, I don't like to go out. I like to stay in and be totally unproductive.

We don't get too many dreary days in LA, though.

Angel said...

@ Torrance, thanks hun

@ 12kyle, I took your advice and your hip hop week helped loads!

@ Amano, yeah...I guess life gets too busy somtimes.

@ browngirl - im jelous!