J. Allyn Rosser

J. Allyn Rosser’s most recent book of poems is Foiled Again. She teaches at Ohio University, where she edits New Ohio Review.

Spring 2012

Quake

By J. Allyn Rosser

Chance had brought the six of us close for a few weeks, close enough for liking, unstrangered, and would scatter us the next day across the wintering continent, zipping up […]

Spring 2012

Housing the Id

By J. Allyn Rosser

Think of it     how        your mind’s    both the igloo and       the greedy      realtor      of the soul the whole    point might be   selling itself    and the mansion breaks down    a single dream   into many     all yours like ice blocks   on fire      divisions      uninhabitable

Spring 2006

Equilibrium Update

By J. Allyn Rosser

 Look there, a man caught smack in the middle of his lifeand almost aware of it; not quite yet resigned  but past most of the old impatiences, havingdeveloped a consciously casual […]