Lady in Black
The world, she is sleeping.
Except the lady in black.
The lady is alone on her island, so alone.
She longs for company, companionship that will not come.
Because the world, she is sleeping.
The company she longs for is that of a man, she met but twice.
Their first meeting was brief, but that of their second meeting was precious.
This meeting passed quickly, her memory of it beautiful.
The lady is confused and the answer she searches for is not there.
She will not let it be known to herself.
Still, the world, she is sleeping.
This man, who is he? Where does he belong in her world?
She wants him near, to talk!
But all in vain, for he too is sleeping and is far away.
She remains alone, sitting on her island, in black, lost and unaware of the world that is