February 2017 10 November2017ChicagoStreetJournal Sorrow Beyond Syntax*… Hussein Ali Hill-Johnson Our Moral Decay… Hussein Ali-Hill Johnson In America things are now absurd and “Alt-Truth” has become the key word Innocence citizens were beaten and one murdered by terrorist and our President took 3 days to denounce this All I feel is pain and lack the words to fully show my disdain This morning’s sunlight exposed all of the above as sad facts and all I am left with is a sorrow beyond syntax *Inspired by the murder of Heather Heyer and brutal beating of Deandre Harris Change just for change sake is a major mistake If you follow leaders that are lost guess who pays the cost If you have a square and you cut off four corners you have a circle that reminds me of the common sense wisdom of Studs Terkel When it comes to self-respect and respecting others we are going backwards my Sisters and Brothers In a car reverse is the strongest gear but, you can’t win Indy guiding you car with its rear The answer is not as simple is turning back the clock in order to rebuild our society GOD must be our bedrock Because Devil is saying a big hooray at the state of our moral decay Hussein Ali Hill-Johnson has been a Poet and Activist since his Freshman year in High School back in the 1973. The addition of the -Johnson is to his name is to honor is Mother (R.I.P.). She was a Short Story Writer, who taught him 90% of what he knows about writing and 100% of what it is to be a person of faith. In the past 30 months, he has written 200 poems, 98 of which are currently published on-line. He can be contacted via Twitter and via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org Call 773-998-1925 to be in the NEXT issue.