Hannah Batley thought she was lost, slipping off into the margins, and then events suggested otherwise.
Malcolm Brooks sees something in a meditation that he doesn’t understand. Hannah Batley says, “It’s a song.” And so it was.
Hannah Batley declines a proselytizers invitation to join him in waiting for the apocalypse.
From a recorded interview at the Maine Folklife Center.
Malcolm Brooks and Hannah Batley explore their philosophy on Life.
As a young boy, Don Mitchell witnessed a fire sweeping through his Maine village and then found delicious raspberries growing in the aftermath.
A precursor to a full-fledged documentary song, “I Lay My Eyes on You” relates Hannah Batley and Malcolm Brooks’s impressions of Barbara Brooks’s work balance with 2 year-old Ian in childcare.