“Gossip is nature’s telephone.” — Sholom Aleichem curious to hear tell me even if not true love storytelling *   *   * “Tell me!” ~ Egret spreads a few words of gossip to his Cormorant buddy • Photo by Jan Logozzo • “Gossip” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Listen up!

“Every good conversation starts with good listening.”— Author unknown *   *   * Billy talks up a storm with good listener, Ellie. — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017