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I Like The Smell When It Rains

I love the smell when its about to rain... 21,377 People

    Absolutely nothing in this world more soul

    soothing than a little petrichor in the spring or summer ☔
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    it always reminds me of my grandparents.

    you see we would always go see them in the spring time. it rains a lot in the spring. whenever we would get to their house the first thing you would notice was the smell of the freshly wet concrete. and they would usually be waiting at the door with arms wide open. but the...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's raining now. It's 1:40 am

    and I can hear it beat over the roof and down the gutters. It pulses and flows back and forth, lulling me into a pleasant state.
    LillikoiSeed LillikoiSeed 46-50, F 1 Response May 19

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    I like the smell of rain on concrete,

    those first drops as they hit the ground.
    candywhite26 candywhite26 56-60, M Jul 12

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    I'm watching the clouds

    and whisks cross along the waters face. I love the smell of rain, the bluster of cold right before the clouds swell and open up. The scatter of raindrops along the grey pavement painting the city. I sit and wait for it, knowing it's coming is all the more reason to watch. New...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    GGTSS2014 GGTSS2014 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    JJ125880 JJ125880 18-21, F 1 Response May 22

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    I like the smell when it rains in the summer,

    and when you get those gorgeous thunderstorms :)
    hells85 hells85 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    Thunderstorms are best,

    when it's been really humid and it seems like the earth is thirsty. Thunderstorms and light early morning rain.
    LastBusHome LastBusHome 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 1

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    The smell of wet grass,

    as the rain falls out of the grey sky, and I am sitting here at home, watching the patterns of raindrops on the windows. My thoughts in a turmoil, my heart beating faster, as the sound of the rain soothes and calms me, I take a deep breath and I know that the sun will shine...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 26

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    Suzan27 Suzan27 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    its like the world has been cleansed all the

    dirt has been washed away I even feel more energized
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 8

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    Living in this reality can make you wonder WHY

    we are here! Personally... My gut tells me that we are here to learn life's lessons and NOT repeat them! To know oneself is to truly know others! Why let ego get in your way in seeking a higher standard of thought?! Go in peace my fellow humans & why the hell take yourself...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    Finally been raining in California

    and I love the smell of rain. I wish it rained all the time!!! Storms are better!!!
    kaye23e kaye23e 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    Just landed and it's raining.

    I love the rain, the sound. The rain gives me a different kind of feeling. When it rains I have mixed emotions. I feel happy and sad at the same time. It's just me ..👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I wish it would rain more.

    I like the feeling and smell of rain. And I like to have an excuse to stay inside.
    theperson777 theperson777 26-30, M 1 Response May 19

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    It's silver, and orange,

    lime and caffeine. It smiles but glistens, and in staccato it resonates. It's blue, and purple, golden and rehearsed.
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Fun fact: rain actually doesn't smell anything,

    it's the water which makes the smell that's already there stronger. That's also why the farts smell worse in the shower and the tub...
    daisyfields daisyfields 13-15, F 5 Responses May 29

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    Our Metal Roof

    Our home is stone with a metal roof. You cannot see the metal from the inside unless you are in the kitchen which has a wood cookstove. The metal is exposed between the rafters as the chimney exits the kitchen providing a wonderful drum for the rain! I love to sit and listen...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2013

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    You Have Not Heard My Story~

    You haven't heard my story, testimony, my life. My real life. what actually infests my mind upon morning till night. You have no idea what I've been through, the scars I have accumulated, the sacrifices, the lies, the crying... The rain I've smelled... The dew I've touched, my...
    JeuneCirque JeuneCirque 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    The smell when it rains is one of my favorite

    smells,especially when I am home surrounded by the woods.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1

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    We had a downpour today

    after weeks of warm humid weather. I just had to go outside to experience the smell. The earthy, amazing, grounding smell of rain after a hot spell :-)
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I love it...it's like smelling life,

    history,wildness...it's our ancient roots kicking in.It makes you feel alive and connected to your soul.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Apr 9

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    It's refreshing (: and I just enjoy rain in

    general. I would love to play in the rain forever if I could! ^_^
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F Jun 30

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    I really have no idea why

    because when you think about it, it smells like wet concrete and not much else.
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 3

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    before i dont really like rains

    since June is my Birth month; i felt that it was sad and lonely every time the rains come during my birthday and i dont want that feelings.. but this time of the year.. it was different.. different appreciation i have in my mind.. when June started and no rains come i miss it...
    isza isza 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    I love it when it rains,

    the noise, the smell, the mood. It's beautiful.
    Elliea25 Elliea25 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Whenever I leave the house,

    I feel like something bad is going to happen, then when it rains all my worries are washed away. The smell of the rain after it has fallen, makes me feel so free.
    TheBlazingRedAugust TheBlazingRedAugust 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Rain takes me back to the age of innocence,

    when everything was carefree and the most exciting adventure was to run out side and dance around while you got rained on. The first drops that hit your skin gives you the shivers and your breath catches in your chest and you hold it there and slowly your body starts to adjust...
    holgado holgado 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 26

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    Nothing is more relaxing,

    more familiar than the smell of rain. Here in the Midwest, we don't get very much rain. I miss living in Seattle....I want rain boots and an umbrella again!!
    PiscesGirl1989 PiscesGirl1989 26-30, F 1 Response May 28

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    It's raining and I love the sound

    because it's nighttime. It's like music to my ears. Ohh God, thank you for the rain. It can surely help the hot feeling of summer 👍👍
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 6 Responses May 24

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    I love the smell of rain!

    !! It just smells so good to me..... I know I'm weird but hey it's me.... I miss the rain but its summer so I will shut up..... I just hope it rains soon and a lot!!!
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    When the grass leaves

    and dirt all around you are wet, intoxicating, and the air is moist. If somehow it could be put into a cologne bottle I'd be like those girls from the ace commercials on TV .. Plus being able to pull on my rain boots added bonus :)
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 23

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    I find it really relaxing.

    It lets me think and clam down. I get to relax and my mom get scared cause when I get to relax I will just stare at the night shy.
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    There's nothing quite

    as refreshing as the smell of rain. It cleanses dirty pavements and for me it washes away the cobwebs(Not literally). Its just a wonderful smell and makes me glad to be alive.
    elegantstorms elegantstorms 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    so fresh, so clean. like fresh cut spring

    flowers strewn across a babbling brook with a hint of lemon.
    rgarcia8 rgarcia8 18-21, M May 25

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    I love when it first starts to rain.

    The smell is so refreshing. I always wan to do one of two things. Either curl up by an open window and read a good book. Or.. Put Ina pretty dress an go dance in the rain. Either one would be satisfactory. Unfortunate I usually have to sit inside a stuffy building all day...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    its invigorating and

    so clean. i feel like i can breathe better because the air isn't all dusty
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I love it when it rains.

    .. Just sitting at a tree house enjoying the view that will be the Best feeling ever ... Finding peace for a moment from all the troubles of life
    abekho abekho 31-35, M 2 Responses May 4

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    I want to curl up in a sweater

    and have hot cocoa and have it be 60 degrees and cloudy.
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    goodnites34 goodnites34 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Huge rain storm happening right

    now :) My windows are open so I can fully embrace the beauty, sound and smell
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson 26-30, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Rain smells so fresh.

    Rain isn't just plain water; rain is something so unique to give that smell that isn't explainable. It makes me smile to inhale the sweet scent of rain.
    SecretsNeverHidden SecretsNeverHidden 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    The smell of first rain

    after hot sumner is so beautiful that one can feel and smell the rain.. The water falling on the heated up soil adds its warmth before it reaches to the nose and the aroma of that makes one feel close the eyes and feel the rain... It's most amazing feelings
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response May 18

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    It is coming up on the rainy season soon here

    in Florida. I can always tell when it's going to rain. I can feel it in my joints. I smell it in the air. Plus the black clouds spit out lightening. I love being out in the rain here. The only thing that would hold me back would be lightening. One day a friend and I, in...
    HazelEyedGurl HazelEyedGurl 31-35, F 5 Responses May 11

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    i love the smell of rain.

    the smell of rain make my mind fresh and change my mood even if i am angry. most of the time i sit in the window and think about the most loving moments with my honey......i always text him even in office if its raining ...i love to swing in the rain and walk in the rain...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 30

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    I really do, being a desert dweller. Rain is amazing. But it's not amazing when it's delaying my mommas flight home!!
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    shydate shydate 66-70, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I just like it, especially when I'm role playing with my friends on a role play site. I guess I'm just an impatient person.
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    If you irritate me it would be in your best interest to GO AWAY because I can be a real monster worse than the one you dreamt about when you were 5
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