First
Set down your shield

If your sword is nearby
throw that as far away as you can

Now get low to the ground

Listen

Not just with your ears

Listen with your eyes
and your skin
and your organs
As if you are about to pet a wild rabbit

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Ann Marie Houghtailing

Ann Marie Houghtailing

Ann marie Houghtailing is the co founder of Story Imprinting, a communications firm that teaches clients the art and science of storytelling.