Tara Betts

Tara Betts

Tara Betts is the author of Arc & Hue and THE GREATEST: An Homage to Muhammad Ali. She is a a Cave Canem fellow; her writing has appeared in VillanellesGathering GroundA Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona PoetryDISMANTLEPower LinesCallaloo,Crab Orchard Review, and Ninth Letter, among others.

  • THE COURTING

    In every dark jazz club, in each smoky corner