Three AM

Elevate form over function to get at less easily articulable truths.

Re Aw! Just leaving, Charlie

Postby derleydoo » Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:03 am

I'll leave the key here. Lock up when you leave.

No need. I am leaving right this moment.

Can you get the lights, please?

Hold up. It's Charlie. Aren't you a sight for sore eyes!

Aw. That's nice.

Go on. Leave the key. I will lock up. So, how are you? Long time, no see. Go on... what brings you here?

Can we continue this later?

Of course we can. Don't be silly.

To be continued
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Re: This day

Postby derleydoo » Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:10 am

February 29th.
You know that we shall celebrate in 2024.
Keep it to yourself, my boy, your mum don't know the score.

Twenty Twenty.
So good they named her twice.
Pay close attention, lad, you take her advice.

Look left. Look right.
Keep one eye on the light
Listen to your mother, boy
Your mother knows what's right.

You mark this day, my treasure, we'll celebrate next year
And the one that follows after
When there is nothing more to fear.

Shift work. Early morning.
Preparing for the light.
A moment's relaxation
And then continue with the fight.

Corona virus today, lad.
Another day, another dollar.

You make sure you remember this day.
You're making history.
Let's see to it that we keep you awake.
It's quite the battle.


To be continued on the 30th.
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:12 am

Let's be perfectly honest. We've turned a blind eye since crystal nacht in Germany.
I think you're being unfair.
Ye men.
Ye men?
Oh. Yeah, well, I don't really know what's happening there.
Some do.
Another day.

On the steps of the Courthouse.

My client will read a prepared statement in the morning.
Whisper, whisper, whisper.
My client has yet to make a statement.
Whisper, whisper, whisper.
My client will not be making a statement in the morning.

Should he do so in the future
Well, then, that concerns the past.


In camera, gentlemen.

Oh goodness, Gordon Bennett!
That's as subtle as it gets!

If truth be told, we're killing time -
Still searching for that perfect rhyme.

And the wind begins to blow.

WTF! You do realise this is for entertainment purposes only.

It's all non sense. You realise that. What the.... What's happened to Peter?

I'm not happy with that. It lacks subtlety.

Fuck sublety.


I would just like to point out that, on the island of Guernsey, we are being shot. Our only crime was being born.
The road less crossed. Although, a common misdemeanour in the ayes of some!

Hear, hear!
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:33 am

A pattern emerges.
1st July, 1916.

22nd April, 2016.

It's 4 am. Creative writing.
Little more to say.
Up in court tomorrow
Facing judgement day.

Justice in action.
Mea culpa, Your Honour.

That, in a nutshell
Mere theory, nothing more.
Fact, according to Twenty.
Although, no one knows the score.

Well, well, well. Said the Donkey to the Horse.
Do you believe you have the patience?
Can you stay the course?
And the Donkey, as Donkeys often do
They love a game of words

You're not getting the whole story!
It will appear in the local press on Thursday.
I will reproduce a copy, should the verdict be favourable. :)

Meanwhile, I shall maintain my telephone vigil. At some point Boris will call. He may get DC to do it.
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Re: Three AM

Postby Postman Poet » Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:00 pm

Are you okay? :-k
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Mon Mar 09, 2020 12:00 am

Postman Poet wrote:Are you okay? :-k

Fine, thank you. For entertainment purposes only. Merely talking to myself. Thanks for your concern. :)
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Re: Three AM

Postby derleydoo » Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:44 am

Moving on. It is time there was a thread for those asleep at 3 pm. Do Matchbox 20 have that one covered?

Who's he talking to?
Sssh! I'm trying to listen.
Who is it?
Sssssssssh!!! Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Voices are indistinct. It sounds like.

Mister Emerson, do you have anything further to add?

THERE is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. He that is once admitted to the right of reason is made a freeman of the whole estate. What Plato has thought, he may think; what a saint has felt, he may feel; what at any time has befallen any man, he can understand. Who hath access to this universal mind is a party to all that is or can be done, for this is the only and sovereign agent.

You've already said that.

Then I would further add, scribes have at various times described THE sovereign agent as Allah, or Krishna or Yahweh or God.

And what name do you suggest we give to this sovereign agent?

In legal circles we refer to it as Ho.



Essentially, for those not yet born.

I am a teacher, a most prudential man
I teaches any where I go, in any way I can.
Today I'm teaching manners
Perhaps tomorrow, rage.
It's up to my old guvnor,
For it's him who pays my wage.

What's he saying?
Get out of the way. They've stopped talking.

Yeah, so. What do you think of this weather. Reckon this rain is ever going to stop?

I'll keep you informed Mister Emerson. We may need to call on you again.

Can you picture a scene without doors?

There is one door common to all individual men.

It is situated on the US/Mexico border.

Access is severely restricted. Unless, of course, said the Donkey to the Horse.
You happen to come in, disguised as some kind of coronavirus.

There is just one question remaining.

However, that is for another time. Everyone's gone home and I am sat here on my Jack Jones.

Three large brown envelopes - sealed - drop through the mailbox.

Four questions remaining.

There's no Russian Justice.
Well, Mister Putin's on top of things.
I said, there is no rushing Justice.
You wouldn't rush David Blunkett.
Say what?
Justice is blind.
Do you think so?
I'm going to bed, it's approaching three am.
Goodnight, Mister Jones.
Later, Jack.
You coming, Tommy?
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Re: Three AM

Postby promethean75 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:45 am

It's 2:30 here and I can't sleep. Woke up with a dry mouth and the feeling like someone was standing on my sternum. I'm scured, ILP.

Hold me.

No no, no don't hold me. Stay back.

Just.... just tell me it's gonna be alright.

We had a good run didn't we, ILP? Aw shit. Welp I guess maybe I wuz a little hard on ya, but it's because I luv you guys.

I stole Charlie Wendling's bike when I was twelve. But i gave it back two days later. I just wanna tell you guys that and get it off my chest.
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Re: Three AM

Postby Tab » Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:33 am

The key to sleeping is an empty head. Also, not caring about not sleeping. Also, get up, go to bed eat etc. at the same time everyday. Gotta keep those circadian ryhthms rhythming.

Yeah, I know you know this stuff. I can keep going. But wouldn't want to put you to sleep.

Oh, wait.
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Re: Three AM

Postby Meno_ » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:30 am

Got worried only one time when I didn't sleep for close to a week, then found out you can die after 11 sleepless nights.
Next day knocked myself out , the eight day, then it was ok afterwards.

Since then I worry less. Strange though, now going through things much dier, assured that if this country doesn't completely bust, there will always be a roof over my head and some food I can find.
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