Category Archives: Publication Announcement

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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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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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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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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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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The Ox with Unflinching, Clear and Beautiful Eyes

By way of further introducing readers to my book Gathered Rain, recently published, I thought it would be fun to share some of the stories behind a few of the pieces it contains, to perhaps highlight some strands and fragrances … 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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