Written by Jacob Ibrag
When Eyes + Words was created, the intention was to
slow down time. On January 1st, 2015, I had realized that
I couldn’t remember much of 2014. My life was filled with
deadlines and routine. I had went through certain things
in the early parts of 2014, but that was it. The rest of the
year was just a blur, like it never happened. In an effort to
take back some of that time, I decided to start writing
everyday, figuring that I’d be able to track the year and truly
feel the moments as they came. And to my surprise it worked.
Everyday a poem or story, and something happened. All of
you started paying attention. You connected with my words
and I wanted to give you more. Then you started sharing your
stories and thoughts and I was intoxicated by all of it. You
made this the greatest and most memorable year of my life.
I just hope we can keep connecting and share our stories with
more friends that are willing to listen. Have a beautiful start
to hopefully another memorable year.
Photo by National Geographic