If we found him we dragged him back up the hill into the house. Our faces would burn if we did not do this. Sometimes, even if we dragged him back to where he belonged, we would still get punished.
Nat Baldwin is a double bassist, composer, improviser, and songwriter from Maine, currently living in Western Mass. He’s released several solo and collaborative works and runs the experimental music label Tripticks Tapes. The Red Barn is his first book. The audio version was released in the spring of 2022.