Winter’s Thief

The heavens hinted ~
a foreboding hue ~
For they knew ~
What was to come ~
The clouds cried ~
A requiem dark ~
And swallowed ~
The grieving Sun

Our moon then crawled ~
Onto its perch ~
To drown ~
in lover’s speak ~
It spied the ones ~
Mislaid as us ~
Robbed by the ~
Winter’s thief