Peace of mind – Part 2

Thousands of faces

Hollering, whimpering, screaming, yelling

Passing through me and around me

Some confused, lost

Some angry

Some blank as if they’re



I scream with them

My own individual voice

Added to a harmony of pain

I move my own face

It seems I’ve lost my body


I try to look past the faces

To find a background


I just can’t get past



I feel red rage filling my cheeks

I charge through them

Eyes watering with anger


There is no background

Just endless, tormenting faces

Unavoidable eye contact


I slow and tire

My face becomes numb

I drift with the whirpool of faces

Not bothering to find a background

No one can look past their own face

Why doesn’t anyone help me

I am miserable


They open the window

And I’m back again



Author: Jack Bennett

Motorcyclist and Poet Riding and writing

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