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Desiderata Words For Life (pob) (Desiderata) by Max Ehrmann

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Published by Scholastic .
Written in English


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ContributionsMarc Tauss (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7514637M
ISBN 100439673682
ISBN 109780439673686
OCLC/WorldCa49558872

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Max Ehrmann (Septem - September 9, ), an attorney from Indiana, was best known for writing the prose poem "Desiderata" (Latin: "things desired as essential") in Ehrmann, who was of German descent, received a degree in English from DePauw University, followed by a degree in Philosophy from Harvard University/5.   Desiderata: Summary A prose poem replete with wisdom and positivity, Desiderata encapsulates some timeless truths which we can revisit to better understand and appreciate this life of ours. The beauty of this poem lies in its honesty and its ability to help one acknowledge and rise above certain uncomfortable facts about human existence. Sherrie's book, On Softer Ground: Paintings, Poems and Calligraphy, won a gold medal for Most Outstanding Book Design of from Independent Publisher Book Awards. Customer Reviews “Sherrie, Got the prints today and they are absolutely beautiful!!! Thank you sooo much. I will be ordering more.” ~CM, Longmont, CO. Book. Desiderata Anguilla. Desiderata. Perched majestically on the edge of a gentle bluff on the southern coast of Anguilla where Sea + Land become one; overlooking the Caribbean Sea, + kissed by L’Alize (easterly trade winds that blow through from Africa to the Caribbean) with awe-inspiring views + vistas of St Martin comes Desiderata.