Wednesday, April 11, 2018

F.J. Bergmann

IMPERFECT poet F.J. Bergmann today with "An Apology," which originally appeared in Billy Collins' second anthology for high-school students, 180 More:

An Apology

Forgive me
for backing over
and smashing
your red wheelbarrow.

It was raining
and the rear wiper
does not work on
my new plum-colored SUV.

I am also sorry
about the white

F.J. BERGMANN writes poetry and speculative fiction, often simultaneously, appearing in Analog, Asimov's, Polu Texni, Silver Blade, and elsewhere, and edits poetry for Mobius: The Journal of Social Change ( A Catalogue of the Further Suns, a collection of dystopian first-contact reports, won the 2017 Gold Line Press poetry chapbook contest.