Unreachable…

I searched his eyes
but he was long gone

wandering a private,
and distant place

a landscape with no zipcodes
and no maps.

I tried to call him back
all in futility

he was stuck
in the corridors of silence

unreachable…

© 2018 Jacqueline

This poem came to my mind when I heard of Senator John McCain’s passing. I don’t know him personally except for what was made public, but I developed a healthy amount of respect for him as I read a bit more about him. May His Soul Find Rest.

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3 thoughts on “Unreachable…

  1. John McCain was the Lion of the Senate. A voice of reason in an America filled with conflict. During the Vietnam war he was also a prisoner of war and suffered greatly.

    I can’t say that I agreed with his politics but given his illness, suffering and pain one puts aside politics to honor a great American hero. Courage, Bravery and strength

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