Some Poems, Essays, Books, and Such Things

Poems

Tennyson’s Ulysses – “to rust unburnished not to shine in use” … “and not to yield”

If by Rudyard Kipling – “in every minute 60 seconds of distance run … you’ll be a man, my son” … “walk with kings and not lose the common touch” …

Birches by Robert Frost – memorized and recited in sixth grade in Parkville Elementary School … “birches bend to left and right” … the little boy rides the birches … the ice covering sparkles … the white bark …

Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

The Star Spangled Banner

The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe – “one upon a midnight dreary … while I pondered weak and weary over many … of old forgotten lore … while I pondered, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, suddenly there came a rapping, suddenly there came a

Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Essay on Self-Reliance …

“Managing by Walking Around” by H Edward Wrapp.

“The Accomplishing Manager: Versatile and Inconsistent” by Wickham Skinner

Books

Candide by Voltaire

The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

July 31, 2011

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