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Desiderata: Go Placidly Amidst the Noise & Haste

Desiderata: Go Placidly Amidst the Noise & Haste

Nov 9, 2016-- When "Zen Pencils" cartoonist Gavin Than asked fans to vote for their favorite poem to be turned into a comic strip, they chose "Desiderata", the widely popular poem written by Max Ehrmann in 1927, whose title in Latin translates to "things to be desired". The poem has been described as a survival guide for life. Than's illustrations bring these celebrated words alive in a unique way. (50457 reads)


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