Uncomplicated thoughts: Buddha quote and three gates

“Before you speak,
let your words pass through
three gates:
Is it true?
Is it necessary?
Is it kind?”   The Buddha

Photo by Silentpilot at Pixabay

Haiku: flutter and flitter

A Black Swallowtail
This male just opened his wings
Now go seek females

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 8/29/17

Inspirational photo by Tara McLaughlin 8/28/17

Life-cycle of the Black Swallowtail Butterfly