On this day :
1980 John Lennon shot, 1775 Americans begin siege of Quebec, 1942 Autofactory architect Albert Kahn dies, 1863 Lincoln issues Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, 1949 Chinese Nationalists move capital to Taiwan, 1980 John Lennon is murdered, 1881 Theater fire kills hundreds in Vienna, 1542 Mary Queen of Scots born, 1987 Superpowers agree to reduce nuclear arsenals, 1993 NAFTA signed into law, 1982 Meryl Streep stars in Sophies Choice, 1894 James Thurber is born, 1980 John Lennon is assassinated in New York City, 1941 Jeanette Rankin casts sole vote against WWII, 1941 Roosevelt asks Congress to declare war on Japan, 1940 Bears beat Redskins 730 in NFL Championship game, 1965 Operation Tiger Hound launched, 1966 North Vietnam rejects Johnsons prisoner exchange proposal, 1969 Nixon declares Vietnam War is ending, 1914 The Battle of the Falkland Islands, 1941 The United States declares war on Japan,

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?