Our spirits will remember…

Our spirits will remember….

If you have not had the pleasure of reading this writer’s work, you should do so!

Melancholia (revised)

Melancholy clouds
flock, fringing on lunacy—
her dark mood hovers

A somber veil
shrouds her senses
the taste of numbness
on her tongue

Shadow has her
in its clutches
her silent tears
unwrung

Sorrow tips the scale

(Written for contest: haiku with follow-on 9 verse poem to tie together)