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Laura Redden Searing

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Laura Redden Searing

Laura Redden Searing was born in Maryland in 1839. She published several collections of poetry under the pseudonym Howard Glyndon, including Idyls of Battle and Poems of the Rebellion (Hurd and Houghton, 1864) and Sounds from Secret Chambers (James R. Osgood and Company, 1873). She died in 1923.

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To think that my eyes once could draw your eyes down for a moment,
    From their lifting and straining up toward the opulent heights— 
To think that my face was the face you liked best once to look on,
    When fairer ones softened to pleading ’neath