Story Catching

Story Catching by KEVIN CORDI on FEBRUARY 19, 2011 (In honor of the Oral History Institute at Kenyon College) To grasp, hold, secure, never let go, reach out to reach in stories fly around the world, city, neighborhood, front door fast, furious, sometimes deliberate but you stand at the ready, equip with tools to ask, ponder, inquire, wonder, to spark curiosity To ask again, to listen more, to be there When the story flies. To be there when it lands, to make sure it arrives