Eyes + Words

Written by Jacob Ibrag

Grinding teeth. The anxiety

of waiting. Taking on itsown persona, it

chews through your nerves and remaining bits of

patience. Laughing at your struggle to keep cool, it replays

each memory of failure. Whispering thoughts of disinformation.

Arguing. Trying to take a stand. Begging every fiber of your

being to push against its neck.Staring at a carbon

copy of yourself, ‘waiting on a blue sphere

in an ocean polluted with doubt.’

Photo by Sam Burriss

Over the years Eyes + Words has turned into a wonderful budding family of over fifteen thousand people across all platforms. It’s surreal and humbling to know that the art of poetry and story is alive and thriving. That being said, I hope that the creation of the Eyes + Words Writers Group serves as a vehicle and launch pad to help and support writers and the aspiring ones to keep…

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