I will not whisper to murmuring streams
That I e'er thought of or loved thee in earnest-
Time will not tell that I sought thee in dreams.
Cheerful thro' life with proud spirit tho' broken,
Others can't know that I feel forsaken,
__James S. Jennings.
Poets and Poetry of Kansas
Edited by Thomas W. Herringshaw
(Chicago: American Publishers' Association. 1894)