On this day :
1884 First roller coaster in America opens, 1738 Patriot printer publisher and postmistress Mary Katharine Goddard born, 1903 Ford Motor Company incorporated, 1862 Union thwarted at the Battle of Secessionville, 1961 Russian ballet star Nureyev defects, 1999 SLA member captured after more than 20 years, 1896 Tsunami ravages Japanese coast, 1958 Leader of Hungarian uprising executed, 1963 First woman in space, 1977 Brezhnev is Soviet president, 1943 Charlie Chaplin marries Oona ONeill, 1904 James Joyce meets his future wife Nora, 1965 Bob Dylan records Like A Rolling Stone, 1890 Alaskan explorer Fred Fickett leaves Army, 1858 Lincoln warns that America is becoming a house divided, 1968 Lee Trevino wins his first US Open, 1961 Kennedy agrees to send instructors to train troops, 1965 More troops to be sent to Vietnam, 1970 Communists isolate Phnom Penh, 1918 Battle of the Piave River, 1940 Marshal Petain becomes premier of occupied France,

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?