"Desiderata" (Latin: "desired things") is a 1927 prose poem by American writer Max Ehrmann. Largely unknown in the author's lifetime, the text became widely known after its use in devotional and spoken-word recordings in 1971 and 1972.
Strive To Be Happy
Designed and hand lettered by artist Joy Rodgers-Mernin, each large wall art calligraphy print includes a poem, lyrics, verse or more complimented with an original watercolor design. Before it is reproduced, Joy hand letters each quote on hot press watercolor paper. Each 8.5x11 print is reproduced on velvety, creamy white paper and comes professionally framed with 11x14 matte in a silver or gold frame. Overall dimensions, with matte and frame, is 12.1875 x 15.1875.