Tag Archives: poem

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): https://www.createspace.com/6848638 It will be available at Amazon in a few days, same price. I get a bit more … Continue reading

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Hombres de maíz

From the Mayan creation story in the Popol Vuh, the first people were made of earth and mud, but they dissolved in water. The second people were made of wood, but they lacked mind and spirit. Then the animals gathered … Continue reading

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Lives of the Earthbound*

They trudge, they tramp, they plod and slog and lumber, earthbound all, moles and men, so small they look from the vantage of the merest bird or bee.   *title by Nananoyz

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on the vine

Love on the Vine Posted on September 12, 2012 by Ray Sharp Extraordinary how warm it is tonight, a hot wind rattling the milkweed pods. It is poetry time, the words are blowing through me in late summer, late at night. … Continue reading

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Entropy

An all-knowing god would see and hear every time I was thinking of you, And an omnipresent god would inhabit me, in, out, in, out, with every ragged breath, But there is no god for us, just the chaotic dispersion … Continue reading

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La Llorona (the weeping woman)

Published in 2009, a spooky tale for Halloween. http://voxpoetica.com/contributor-series-2-candy-and-spirits-la-llorona-the-weeping-woman/  

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Reposted for Halloween

Halloween Posted on October 31, 2013 by Ray Sharp Winter night, cold and clear, pallid moon, a shining sphere, colder than a witch’s tit, exposed outside its black brassiere. The stars were bright, their frozen light illuminated the winter night, … Continue reading

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