Author Archives: ktrammel

About ktrammel

Author of Gathered Rain, which can be found on Amazon. Read more on my sites, Flowerwatch.net, or sophilos.net

the moon dangles jupiter

I awoke in the Nectar Hours before dawn. Outside the bright face of the moon gazed down — just below it Jupiter dangled like a diamond earing

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haiku: winter lantern

toyon berries lambent flames in winter dun — tears of Diogenes

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driving the canyon in winter fog

long blond grasses in canyon fog strung with crystal pearls

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Oh So Worth a Visit

There are some finely crafted poems in this issue of hedgerow journal. One of my favorites by Joy McCall:  

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Venus, Mars, and Eternity

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Haiku: Smoke

smoke from the stovepipe — whisked hungrily away by a greedy wind

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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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For Leonard Cohen

a poet is one who welcomes even demons in truth’s name alone

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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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Haiku Published at Haiku Foundation

Though it’s a modest bit of work, I’m happy to have had a haiku published this week on the Haiku Foundation web site. This month they’ve been doing a playful series on work place haiku, with weekly topics.  The subject … Continue reading

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Incantation of Solstice Winter Dreams

Let dreams be dreams but through their windows see Vistas over wondrous landscapes of soul Where you in all your native glory are free — Then let the image be a growing seed invincible.

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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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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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Written Under Cedars

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Rites

Crescent moon, bat, and tattered cloud — rites of Samhain.

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Clouds Above the Tomb

A sepulchral cloud ceiling closes over the shadowy tomb of earth.

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Haiku: Cloud Specters

Clouds, marching specters against the fortress moon.

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Haiku: Promises

Promises of this crescent knife moon — luminous samhain intoxication.

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Review: The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse

I feel that many who visit Flowerwatch and find something they enjoy here will likely also appreciate the following book, as described in a review* I posted awhile back on Goodreads.   *See other reviews and books here.

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Review: The Beautiful Mystery

I wrote the following book review* for Goodreads.

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