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Saigon Postcard No. 16: Rainstorm Inspiration

While the rainy season's flooded streets, soaked satchels and delayed appointments can make one curse its arrival, sometimes when the torrent hits the neon storefronts just so, it becomes a source of inspiration.

When a sudden downpour forces you to huddle beneath an awning-covered alleyway, stare into glistering pavement reflecting brake lights and listen to raindrops tapping tin roofs like punctuation, sometimes there is nothing to do but pick up pen and scribble a few lines. Take a look at the familiar Saigon scene below (click to flip):