some minutes last for hours

there we go, said breadroll.
we didn’t move so far, said sponge. breathe in breathe out. that was a tough one nonetheless. who is doing the minutes?

five minutes

o jeeze, said sponge, five minutes, that’s all we’ve got.
five, said breadroll, minutes. that’s all?
you did it again, said block of wood.
what, said breadroll.
the ?, said block of wood.
o, said breadroll, my brain hurts, and we’ve waisted another episode.
we should tell people the time, said block of wood.
we’ve started didn’t we, said sponge, time’s up.
a number of cycles populate the street — bi tri and quattro — which was the most reportable event so far.

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