"...and then after the silence of winter and the fierce cold of the snow came the thaw. Fog banks twisted our vision and created menace at all angles. The river burst its banks and a rushing torrent smashed it's way through the streets piling rubble in new forms for us to navigate and unearthing hidden wonders we would otherwise have walked right over..."
Quick piece with accompanying blurb.
Larger version on DeviantArt.