Author Archives: brianroycefaulkner

Only?

I was just walking, walking on by, When up at your window l heard me a “Hi!” It wasn’t real loud, but was beautifully clear, And I knew that your sweetness was sent way down here. So up went my … Continue reading

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We’re On and Up and On

We’re flying on and up and on, Touching the far with the near. No gods to hold us down for those Who have no future cheer. We’ve thought and knowledge, skill, Great courage facing new, Joyous fire of exerting ill … Continue reading

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Softly

I float to sleep dreaming soft sunrise true; Your glowing eyes highlight depths of you. I waken to an island sweet and bright; You pulled me in the whole wild night. Oh! Is’t day already? Nay! One hour more! Steady, … Continue reading

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Love A-Top The Pyramid

Built by slaves, slave-masters, too, And none did know they built so true. They built so high, they built so strong, That joys of love may live here long. The gods bow down, the gods and kings; They never knew … Continue reading

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Yes

We met when l was tripping seventy-one. I’ve held you my whole life—at seventy—two. I never really was in love before; Now, love’s in love with me, loving more, And you are all l know, or need to know, To … Continue reading

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Excoriated!

Excoriated from coast to coast, Because all human pride I toast. I take excoriation, I take it as I boast That better men deserve our praise And heroes earn the most! Excoriate me, damn me, Scorn me all you can! … Continue reading

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On First Mars Sunset

Cold is sunset with no cloud; And yet, it’s new. Up to man for show more proud; And so, we’ll do!

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