On this day :
1936 First issue of Life is published, 1749 Reluctant Patriot Edward Rutledge is born, 1966 Elvis Presleys Spinout opens in US theaters, 1819 Benjamin Mayberry Prentiss born, 1981 Reagan gives CIA authority to establish the Contras, 1959 The Birdman of Alcatraz is allowed a small taste of freedom, 1980 Southern Italy rocked by earthquake, 1499 Flemish pretender executed in London, 1859 Billy the Kid born, 1876 Boss Tweed delivered to authorities, 1979 IRA member sentenced for Mountbattens assassination, 1990 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory creator Roald Dahl dies, 2012 Larry Hagman star of Dallas and I Dream of Jeannie dies, 1874 Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy is published, 1936 Blues legend Robert Johnson makes firstever recording, 1903 Colorado governor sends militia to Cripple Creek, 1804 Franklin Pierce is born, 1984 BC wins on Hail Mary, 1970 Laird discloses the details of the Son Tay Raid, 1972 Paris peace talks deadlocked, 1915 Battle of Ctesiphon in Mesopotamia, 1940 Romania becomes an Axis power,

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

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?

A Man Of The People

A Man Of The People
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Can a man be killed of petty nuisances?