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Readings from Gathered Rain

I realize this isn’t the best reading anyone’s ever heard. I did it awhile ago, I was a little ill, and there was no one around listening.  When there is someone to listen, it helps greatly to keep things rolling … Continue reading

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Gathered Rain is Good Medicine

Why I think Gathered Rain is good medicine… … As the political climate has grown more turbulent, interest in self-care has risen. Google searches for the term reached a five-year high immediately after the election last November. … if an … Continue reading

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Gathered Rain First Edition $Reduced

I’ve dropped the first edition of Gathered Rain to the lowest price Amazon will allow.  It’d be great if I could offer it free of charge, but Amazon will not permit a price any lower that it is now ($5.38). … Continue reading

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New Blog Post on Goodreads Describes Gathered Rain

There is a blog on Goodreads built as a forum for authors to introduce their work.  It appears to be frequented by writers who publish their own work, a choice I also made with Gathered Rain. Here’s the link to … Continue reading

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The Poetry of Gathered Rain – A Brief Analysis

Robert Bly, who’s work I deeply appreciate and enjoy, has been heard to remark with scathing criticism upon the tendency he’s seen in much modern poetry to list, catalog, and otherwise dryly describe the mere things of the world, rather … Continue reading

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What Gathered Rain Offers

Recently, I sent a copy of my 2nd Edition of Gathered Rain to my grandmother, who is also a writer and poet.  I was immeasurably moved by the comments she shared with me, which I’ve quoted below.  Many of the … Continue reading

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Review of Gathered Rain

A gentleman who is an author, and a scholar, read my book, Gathered Rain, and offered the following review, which he published on Goodreads.

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Gathered Rain – Description

It occurred to me today that I haven’t actually published the description of my book, Gathered Rain, on Flowerwatch since the release of the Second Edition.  It appears on Amazon, and on Goodreads, but not here.  This is an attempt … Continue reading

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Gathered Rain on Goodreads

Gathered Rain is now appearing on Goodreads.  It’s really enjoyable to work with a site that caters to the love of books.  It’s a fine thing that Goodreads provides a forum for authors and readers, to talk together or apart … Continue reading

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Gathered Rain: Second Edition Available Now

I’d like to introduce the release of my Second Edition of Gathered Rain, a work of poetry and art which follows the cycle of the seasons through its manifestations in the natural world.  Because I have already published a First … Continue reading

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Text of a Talk about Gathered Rain

I was invited to attend a local “author’s forum” at our public library last Saturday. There were seven authors gathered to speak, in total. It was a fascinating forum. All were local writers, and each had diverse experiences of depth. … Continue reading

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A Stroll in a Wintry Woods: Back-Story of a Gathered Rain Prose Poem

Many years ago, when I was in college, I took several months off, to take a break, to regather my focus and determination, to get better acquainted with my own motivations and inherent direction.  It feels like another lifetime really, … Continue reading

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Gathered Rain on Amazon

My new book, Gathered Rain, is now available on Amazon as a paperback or in Kindle edition.  Personally, I like the tangible object, the paper book, in preference to an eBook, but I realize that I’m also old and maybe … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK, GATHERED RAIN, NURTURES the ROOTS of POETRY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW BOOK, GATHERED RAIN, NURTURES the ROOTS of POETRY Georgetown, California, June 15, 2014 ̶ Join American poet Kevin Trammel, in celebrating the release of his new book of poetry and art, Gathered Rain. Gathered Rain, is … Continue reading

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Gathered Rain – Book Release Announcement

I have the pleasure today to announce the release of a book that I began some time ago and which, over the years, I’ve tweaked here and there, adding artwork, refining the poetry and the idea of the book, until … Continue reading

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What is that On the Cover?

The cover of Gathered Rain is a twig of oleander after the seeds have sprung from their pod.  The twig is dropping to the ground in a rainstorm and has just bounced upward after having struck a small puddle. Find … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy Reading!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Gathered Rain, on Kindle, now available for $0.99!  Read more about Gathered Rain on Goodreads, including reader comments. I know that everyone reading this has had the experience of the relaxation and good feelings that thrive in the glow … Continue reading

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The Dirt Road Between Worlds

It’s a miracle, I feel, that humble roads can lead one to places of personal wonder and discovery. Such treasures seem to thrive where, and when, they’re least expected. Gathered Rain, by Kevin Trammel The Second Edition of Gathered Rain … Continue reading

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New Book Excerpt: Egrets in a Torrey Pine

It’s somewhat of a challenge to pick out one poem among the many contained in a book like Gathered Rain.  The reason is that the book is a single tapestry of interconnected strands.  It’s woven with currents of the seasons … Continue reading

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Publications

Gathered Rain: Second Edition Available NowBuy on Amazon. Marketing One’s Work Gathered Rain, the First Edition: a book of poetry and Artwork.  Buy on Amazon, or at CreateSpace. Read some articles about Gathered Rain, here on flowewatch.net.

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