Pulled from real-life missed connections postings on Craigslist in the Raleigh-Durham region, these poems tell of modern drama taking place in the South. Popular romantic spots around the Triangle... More > are not gardens and fancy restaurants, they're gas stations, Harris Teeters and office cubicles. Each line is taken from a different missed connection post and then rearranged to tell a story. From an ex-boyfriend carving a statue of his lost love to a man secretly fathering a baby, these are present-day true situations happening in the Triangle.< Less
This is Tara Lynne Groth's second collection of poetry. Inspired by the author's ever-present wanderlust, this book is based on the allure of the open road. The theme of escape is weaved into verse... More > about road trips, the beginning and ending of relationships and secrets.
A promise of fortune has been associated with western America, and its wilderness has been a respite for centuries. But traveling is only one means of escape. Relationships are also a way of escaping--some people you want to get lost in, and others you wish would just get lost. Apart from discovering new places and people, there's an entrapment and escape in keeping and telling secrets.
This book travels from Montauk Point on Long Island to the shadows of the sequoia in California, exploring freedom and truth at rest stops along the way.< Less
Tara Lynne Groth is a freelance writer based out of North Carolina, and no, she does not own a black turtleneck. She holds a B.A. in cultural studies from Stony Brook University and received a... More > scholarship in 2009 to attend the Southampton Writers Conference.
It was her lifelong dream to visit Paris, France and in May 2010 that dream was realized. From watching a bum sipping Perrier to questioning the whereabouts of Venus de Milo's arms and hands, the poems are meant to probe and capture pieces of Paris' energy. This book is a result of her travels and 4+ hour cafe visits.< Less