Virga is the rain we don't get.
MW Dictionary says virga is "wisps of precipitation evaporating before reaching the ground"
The Oxford dictionary says virga is "a mass of streaks of rain appearing to hang under a cloud and evaporating before reaching the ground"
We know it as a scent.
We can smell the virga,
but we never feel it.
We can see it - sheets of rain leaving a cloud.
But the rain never touches us.
Toby sits and waits for rain.
He smells it....