|The Three Gates
|Photos on this page were taken on Mexico's beautiful Baja California Peninsula.
|If I am tempted to reveal
A tale someone to me has told
About another, then let it pass -
Before I speak - three gates of gold.
Three narrow gates: First, is it true?
Then: Is it needful? In my mind,
Give truthful answer - and the next
Is last and narrowest: Is it kind?
And if, to reach my lips at last,
It passes through these gateways three,
I may tell the tale, and never fear
What the result of speech may be.
-- Beth Day
|Photo Credits: Baja.com, Kepguru, Jigsaw.Planet
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TomasCastelazo#1, Tomas Castelazo#2, StanShebs
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