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.