On this day :
1945 US flag raised on Iwo Jima, 1778 Friedrich von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge, 1958 Formula One champ kidnapped, 1861 Lincoln arrives in Washington, 1955 First council meeting of SEATO, 1885 A remarkable reprieve for a man sent to the gallows, 1887 Earthquake strikes Mediterranean, 1954 Children receive first polio vaccine, 1981 Spanish rebels storm Parliament, 1997 Schindlers List shown uncut on network television, 1868 WEB DuBois is born, 1978 Its a tie for Song of the Year at the 20th annual Grammy Awards, 1940 Guthrie writes This Land is Your Land, 1861 Lincoln avoids assassination attempt, 1980 Eric Heiden speed skates into Olympic history, 1966 Desertion up in South Vietnamese army, 1971 South Vietnamese advance stalls, 1917 Germans begin withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line, 1945 Marines raise the flag on Mt Suribachi,

Poems

When a poet writes an emotional rhyming poem she can call it a lyric poem. Lyric poems have a musical rhythm and their topics often explore romantic feelings or other strong emotions. You can usually identify a lyric poem by its musicality: if you can imagine singing it it's probably lyric. It is subjective reflective poetry with regular rhyme scheme. In ancient Greece and Rome lyric poems were in fact sung to the strums of an accompanying lyre. It's the word lyre, in fact, that is at the root of lyric; the Greek word lyrikos means "singing to the lyre."

Lyric

Be Good

Be Good
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Be good, be friends with everyone.

Music- Another World

Music- Another World
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Music can break all barriers, charm all minds and give solace to all hearts!

I BELIEVE YOU ARE THERE

I BELIEVE YOU ARE THERE
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Dedicate to my only god: my teachers

A Collection Of Haiku

A Collection Of Haiku
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A Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world. Haiku are short poems that...

I'll Not Quit.....

I'll Not Quit.....
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Walking on the beach, feeling the cool sand rubbing against my feet...

The Beauty Of It All

The Beauty Of It All
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The mesmerising beauty of our Earth has deep secrets!

The Sun's Setting......

The Sun's Setting......
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The symphony of the beautiful colours of sunset and sunrise have a different charm of their own. Ever wondered what they want to tell us?

The Red City Lights

The Red City Lights
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What happens when you are in the middle of a road full of speeding cars? Who helps you?