Gates and fences surround us all.

Gates and fences keep us away.

I’ve gone through life searching.

Searching for things behind closed gates.

They’ve always been so enticing.

They’ve always been so tantalizingly out of reach.

It’s taken time to learn.

But I have.

Some gates are closed.

Some gates are locked.

Other gates are open.

Those are the ones I peer past.

The ones I poke my head into.

The ones i walk into.

The energy saved walking through open gates.

The energy spent breaking down locked gates.

The choice is always mine.

I am Timi