Poetry

This collection of poems comes from IRC's Annual Operation Reports since 1997.  Each year has a theme and a poem that goes with the theme.  In 2010 and 2011's forthcoming version the poems were temporarily replaced by song lyrics which were performed at the companies annual meeting both years. 

2014
Timshel - Marcus Mumford
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Positively 4th Street - Bob Dylan
Babylon - David Gray
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day

2013
Don Quixote - Gordon Lightfoot
Rise - Eddie Vedder
Happy Together - The Turtles
Poems, Prayers, and Promises - John Denver
You and I - Ingrid Michaelson
The Rare Old Mountain Dew - Edward Harrigan

2012
The Times Are A-Changin' - Bob Dylan
Sanguine - The Avett Brothers
Blackbird - The Beatles
Instant Karma - John Lennon

2011
A Century Ends - David Gray
Mandolin Rain - Bruce and John Hornsby
Once and Future Carpenter - The Avett Brothers

2010
Satisfied Mind - Johnny Cash
Imagine - John Lennon
We’re all in this thing together - Old Crow Medicine Show

2009
The Darkling Thrush - Thomas Hardy

2008
1129 - Emily Dickinson             

2007
Sonnet to Orpheus II - Rainer Maria Rilke                                    

2006 Mid-Year Meeting
Caminante - Antonio Machado

2006
The Red Wheelbarrow - William Carlos Williams

2005
Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley, 1792 -1822

2004
It's Not Worth it - Poem from a Washington DC bus - Anonymous

2003
Sonnet 30 - William Shakespeare

2002
Trees - Howard Nemerov

2001
Mending Wall - Robert Frost

2000
819 - Emily Dickinson

1999
1036 - Emily Dickinson

1998
Working with a Will - Peter Davison

1997 
Henry V, Speech on the feast of Saint Crispin - William Shakespeare  

Miscellaneous
I am a Tree - Toby Whittemore

Assorted Works of Osama Alomar