On this day :
1887 Helen Keller meets her miracle worker, 1776 Silas Deane embarks on secret mission to France, 2009 Superluxurious Maybach Zeppelin goes on sale, 1865 Freedmans Bureau created, 1952 Supreme Court rules on communist teachers, 1873 Congress bans sending obscene materials through the mail, 1974 Faulty door dooms plane, 1820 Congress passes the Missouri Compromise, 1863 Congress passes Civil War conscription act, 1918 Russia makes a separate peace, 1931 The StarSpangled Banner becomes official, 1991 Police brutality caught on video, 1915 Birth of a Nation opens in New York, 1926 James Merrill is born, 1875 George Bizets Carmen premieres in Paris, 1879 United States Geological Survey created, 1845 Congress overrides presidential veto for first time, 1877 Rutherford B Hayes is inaugurated in a private ceremony, 1875 First indoor game of ice hockey, 1965 US jets bomb Ho Chi Minh Trail, 1971 US 5th Special Forces Group withdraws, 1918 Treaty of BrestLitovsk concluded, 1945 Finland declares war on Germany,

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?