A Suggestion
—poetry by Dennis Paul Wilken

A Suggestion

To err is human,
But to forgive an
Son of a bitch
is more often divinity
Than i possess,
So around me
Try not to make
So many
Godddam mistakes

Dennis Paul Wilken is a prolific poet, sketch-artist, veteran journalist and Literary Editor for The Commonline Journal. He studied at the University of Cincinnati and is a former writer for Cincinnati Magazine. His poem "Outcomes" was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2011. His last chapbook is called Sweat Off the Diamond (2009). His forthcoming book is called Poetry Factory (2017).