Touching Our Potential


Cheating in,

one foot at a time.

Changing angles,

gaining a new line of sight.

This isn’t what it was

even just a little while ago.

These walls that once

protected us,

then confined us,

now lay on their sides

as paved roads.

It’s so hard to know

just what it is we’re hearing.

We cannot identify the sound

until we lay our eyes on it.

Touching our potential

is much the same.

Our fingers find something

in the dark

that we can’t ascertain.

All we know

is that there’s something out there.

Some new thing

to explore.

And that new thing

could be




DJR – 2023

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