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We are sorry you feel that way

We didn’t know you were so sensitive

We acknowledge our oversight

We admit whichever privilege applies

We too experienced harm, your accusation

We are prepared to accept your forgiveness

We are ready for you to turn the other cheek

J.L. Herndon (he/him) is an author of speculative fiction and poetry. All his characters are Black unless otherwise noted. A psychologist by training, he is fascinated by people, families, and their relationships. His poetry appears in Star*Line Magazine. Originally from Texas, he now resides in Greensboro, NC with his wife and dog. You can find him lurking on Twitter @jl_herndon.