TO A PORTRAIT OF MY MOTHER. / Taken in her Childhood.

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Poet's Byline: Sallie M. Bryan
First Line of Poem: I've gazed in dreamy silence on the stars


dreamy, silence, stars, strange, proud, unchanging, voiceless, broken, hearts, cold, mortals, Night, young, angel, bark, Paradise, shadow, Heaven, picture, fairy, beauty, lip, brow, curls, pale, cold, grave, home, Pleiad


The New York Ledger: Devoted to Choice Literature, Romance, the News and Commerce, vol. XIV, no. 19, p. 8, column 1, July 17, 1858. Editor: Robert Bonner.