Doug Poole is a writer and musician based in Providence, RI. He performs and records with Cool World (coolworld.bandcamp.com).
Left to right: Bill, Cub and I are sitting on the roof of the dairy. We’re like clocks, with our sticky legs hung over the edge like this, swinging back and forth. Bill’s got the end of his string wound up on his wrist so his hand is fat and purple-full of blood.