F. J. Bergmann

We Call This Living

White and angular,
my mother’s plastic-upholstered furniture
expressed not minimalism,
but absence.

F. J. Bergmann edits poetry for Mobius: The Journal of Social Change (mobiusmagazine.com), and imagines tragedies on or near exoplanets. Work appears irregularly in Analog, Asimov’s, Polu Texni, Pulp Literature, Silver Blade, and other places. A Catalogue of the Further Suns won the 2017 Gold Line Press poetry chapbook contest and also won the enthusiastic praise of OSP editor Dale Wisely.