Desiderata poem print with calligraphy detail

$52.08

Shipping to United States: Free



A beautiful, quality print from an original design hand finished with beautiful calligraphy.

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and aggressive persons; they are vexatious to the spirit. If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself. Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans. Keep interested in your own career, however humble; it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time. Exercise caution in your business affairs, for the world is full of trickery. But let this not blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideals, and everywhere life is full of heroism. Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment, it is as perennial as the grass. Take kindly the counsel of the years, gracefully surrendering the things of youth. Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune. But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings. Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness. Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. Therefore be at peace with God, whatever you conceive Him to be. And whatever your labors and aspirations, in the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul. With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.


FRAMING AND OPTIONS


Choose from our standard oak frames with gallery quality acrylic glazing, or oak poster hangers for a modern look.


OUR PROCESS

Your poem was originally hand finished with a dippy pen and pot of ink by Claire - a calligrapher with 15 years experience, specialising in popular modern calligraphy

Every poem title is scanned at high resolution to capture every nuance and hairline of the original calligraphy lettering. Final printing is presented on a soft white paper of archival quality (ie it will last for years and years!)

Ships worldwide from the UK. All international orders are sent with a tracked and signed for service where available.

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