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T J Jarrett

T J Jarrett is a writer and software developer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Her poetry collections include Zion (Southern Illinois, 2014), which won the 2013 Crab Orchard Open Competition, and Ain’t No Grave (New Issues, 2013). Her work appears or is forthcoming in Poetry, African American Review, Boston Review, Third Coast, West Branch, and others.


Late That Summer

Summer 2014 | Poetry

That summer night, we gathered again around the table,
drinking with all the bugs that lit up and some that didn’t.
When Mike said: I wonder how my ex-wife is doing