On this day :
1884 Washington Monument completed, 1777 Whitemarsh skirmishes turn in Americans favor, 1976 Deaf stuntwoman Kitty ONeil sets womens landspeed record, 1865 13th Amendment ratified, 1987 Protests against Soviet treatment of Jews take place in Washington and Moscow, 1868 Train robbers reach the end of the line, 1917 Ships explode in Canadian harbor, 1907 The Monongah coal mine disaster, 1917 The Great Halifax Explosion, 1921 Irish Free State declared, 2005 Brokeback Mountain premieres, 1933 Ulysses is ruled not obscene, 1969 The Altamont Festival brings the 1960s to a violent end, 1749 FrenchCanadian explorer La Verendrye dies, 1884 Monument to Washington completed, 1992 Jerry Rice scores recordbreaking touchdown, 1961 Operation Farm Gate combat missions authorized, 1972 Fighting continues in South Vietnam while negotiators talk in Paris, 1917 Munitions ship explodes in Halifax, 1941 Roosevelt to Japanese emperor Prevent further death and destruction,

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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?