Author Archives: Ray Sharp

About Ray Sharp

Poet, athlete, retired public health planner

Three Photographs (from the Vietnam War)

Driving south on Highway 89 along the west shore of Lake Cayuga from Seneca Falls to Ithaca, listening to a thin crackle of radio before it’s lost beyond the hill: Ken Burns is telling Terry Gross the story of the … Continue reading

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For Sale at

For Sale: Dating Tips For Conservatives: A New Poetry Primer for a Desperate Age by Ray Sharp $9.95 USD

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Book for Sale :)

I’m pleased to announce my new volume of poetry is for sale at Create Space for $9.95. The link (opens in new window): It will be available at Amazon in a few days, same price. I get a bit more … Continue reading

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Looking for the Bard

I’m at my new blog, New New Liminga Blues (click to open new window.) Please follow me there!

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Find Me!

Henceforth, my new and favorite poems will be at the new blog titled New New Liminga Blues. Please follow me to (and at) New New Liminga Blues by clicking the live link.

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R.I.P. Bard of Liminga, Welcome New New Liminga Blues

This blog has said all it has to say. 2008-2016, Rest In Peace. Please visit, like, follow, bookmark, favorite, my new blog, Thank you for 8 wonderful years. Into the future we go. Did I mention please visit my new … Continue reading

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He dreamed of three blackbirds perched on a catenary wire like the ages of man, clear- eyed, beaks slightly parted in silent, knowing laughter.   Some memories are dark stains that never fade, that sharpen like shadows in white light, … Continue reading

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