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Set your alarms for 3:15am–the annual August Experiment starts tonight!

July 31, 2009

It’s that time once again, time to set the alarm for 3:15am in order to write “between sleeps”–not awake, and not asleep. The spoken word video above “How to Write at 3:15am” uses one of my 3:15 poems to describe how to write at 3:15.

I’ve been doing the experiment since 2001, getting up every night during the month of August since 2001, and writing something. Many of my 3:15am poems are here on this site under the category 315 Experiment as well as published on the 3:15 Experiment site and in an anthology of 3:15am Experiment poems, between sleeps.


Here’s another example of a 3:15 poem and video, Jasmine and Jaguar. This was the first video I made; “How to Write at 3:15am” was my second excursion into video.

“See” you at 3:15am tonight and every night this month!

PS Any wineries want me to do the experiment at your site? Invite me to spend the night and we’ll see what conspires!

7 Comments leave one →
  1. August 1, 2009 8:01 am

    I wish I had the kind of lifestyle which would justify making this level of sacrifice to my art. Or that wasn’t so lazy, one or the other.

  2. August 1, 2009 8:15 pm

    Alright, AP. I did mine except it is 5:00 am experiment. It’s winter here and bloody cold in the mornings especially when there is food and whiskey the night before. I tagged it 3:15am experiment.

  3. August 1, 2009 10:26 pm

    Wow, very cool, Paul! Congrats! I went to see what you wrote–great images conjured up from the various art references. I hope you keep at it!

  4. poeticgrin permalink
    August 3, 2009 4:00 pm

    I’ve got my journal and I’m doing this – but with a twist which might be considered a little weak. I’m doing my writing at 3:15 PM. Girl, you do not want to be around me if I don’t get my beauty rest. *snap*

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