On this day :
1945 US flag raised on Iwo Jima, 1778 Friedrich von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge, 1958 Formula One champ kidnapped, 1861 Lincoln arrives in Washington, 1955 First council meeting of SEATO, 1885 A remarkable reprieve for a man sent to the gallows, 1887 Earthquake strikes Mediterranean, 1954 Children receive first polio vaccine, 1981 Spanish rebels storm Parliament, 1997 Schindlers List shown uncut on network television, 1868 WEB DuBois is born, 1978 Its a tie for Song of the Year at the 20th annual Grammy Awards, 1940 Guthrie writes This Land is Your Land, 1861 Lincoln avoids assassination attempt, 1980 Eric Heiden speed skates into Olympic history, 1966 Desertion up in South Vietnamese army, 1971 South Vietnamese advance stalls, 1917 Germans begin withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line, 1945 Marines raise the flag on Mt Suribachi,

Poems

Free verse is an open form of poetry. It does not use consistent meter patterns rhyme or any other musical pattern. It thus tends to follow the rhythm of natural speech.

Free Verse

Beautiful

Beautiful
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Beauty is skin deep. True beauty lies deep within

Sempiternal Love-A Modern Sonnet

Sempiternal Love-A Modern Sonnet
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Love is divine and there isn't one who does not crave for it.

What Rains Entail

What Rains Entail
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We can associates our emotions with the rains, be it happiness, grief or anger. Rains also encompass so many other aspects of our lives.

True Politics

True Politics
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We often wonder, 
What 'Politics' implies? 
Is it what we sense around?
 Or is it much more, or less?

Unrequited

Unrequited
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A debate on the merits and demerits of love and disinclination towards unrequited love...

Superfluous Reveries

Superfluous Reveries
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You may believe in your wisdom. But you have to accept the reasoning of others and analyze information on a fair balance. Be open to new ideas and expand your...

Synthetic Imprisonment

Synthetic Imprisonment
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A sequel to 'Study Anthem' that highlights the problems of the modern day phenomenon of coaching classes

Study Anthem

Study Anthem
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How long should one study? Is studying for a long time really beneficial? What harm does studying for long cause?