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Doldrum daze

Ever had one?

By Barbara Steinhauser Published 4 months ago Updated 2 months ago 1 min read
Doldrum daze
Photo by Maria Teneva on Unsplash

Ever had a doldrum day

When no one comes to play

When bills outstay

Your small payday

When nothing left spells fun?

Your mother died.

Car engine fried.

So many tears lodge


A doldrum day

I’ve got to say,

Allows for deep, dark


Where shall I go?

I’m old and slow.

My golden glow


Still I’m not done

In you, my chum

I see a dawn


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About the Creator

Barbara Steinhauser

Thank you for taking time to read my stuff. I love writing almost as much as I love my people. I went back to college and earned an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults and often run on that storytelling track. Enjoy!

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran4 months ago

    The whole world seems to be stuck in a doldrum. Loved your poem!

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