Mary Alexandra Agner is a poet and a science fiction author. Her poems have appeared in North American Review, Boxcar Poetry Review, Isotope, and other magazines. Her science fiction novelette, “O Susannah,” is available online.
She writes that she "alliterates excessively, in faux free verse and stealthily masked meters". She can be found online at http://www.pantoum.org. Poetry on this site: The Eightfold Year
This poem also appears in Dennis Wise's critical anthology of modern alliterative verse.