In late 2013, Ramsey was inaugurated as the 2013-2015 Racine County Poet Laureate in Wisconsin. Along with countless speaking obligations, a number of commissioned poems, tutoring basic literacy, and teaching poetry to youngsters from schools to detention centers, Ramsey released his first collection of writings in a 21-poem chapbook entitled, Rhymes & Rambles. This chapbook was published by Left of the Lake Press on May 30, 2015. It highlights Ramsey’s own missteps and his grandparents’ caring guidance. Over 150 copies have been sold to date.