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Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Haiku Doldrums

Prompt Theme: Doldrums 

Slumped and sluggish                                                     I'm in low spirits
Mind, body and soul stagnates                                      Feeling quite dull and drowsy
I'm in the doldrums                                                          Wading through treacle.

One bored young boy named Milo
A story unfolds.

Small creatures who nap a lot
Live in the Doldrums

Depression takes hold
Creativity stagnates
Must crawl my way out.

From the Phantom Toll Booth animation:

The Doldrums exist
In our minds and in the world
On the Equator

Calm winds meet to neutralise 
The Northern region

Sudden storms and winds
In the Atlantic Ocean
The Doldrums region 

Lethargic and sad
Seasonally affected

Then the sun comes out