On this day :
1876 Battle of Little Bighorn, 1745 South Carolina Patriot Thomas Tudor Tucker born in Bermuda, 1956 Last Packard produced, 1864 Union begins tunneling toward Rebels at Petersburg, 1950 Korean War begins, 1910 Congress passes Mann Act, 1957 Hurricane Audrey hits Gulf Coast, 1942 Eisenhower takes command, 1993 Kim Campbell takes office, 2009 King of Pop Michael Jackson dies at age 50, 1857 Baudelaires Les Fleurs du Mal is published, 1988 Teenager Debbie Gibson earns a 1 hit with Foolish Beat, 1876 Indians defeat Custer at Little Big Horn, 1942 Eisenhower assumes command of US troops in Europe, 1948 Joe Louis defeats Jersey Joe Walcott, 1950 US World Cup team wins unlikely victory over England, 1965 Viet Cong blow up a floating restaurant, 1969 US Navy turns boats over to South Vietnamese Navy, 1915 Germans release statement on use of poison gas at Ypres, 1900 Lord Louis Mountbatten is born,

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?