The Desiderata of Happiness: A Collection of Philosophical Poems

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Beautifully expressing both his contentment with the world around him and his sorrow over its evils, Max Erhmann remained an eternal optimist and a lover of nature in this inspirational collection ...

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Overview

In a uniform format with Desiderata and The Desiderata of Love (with all-new illustrations and a fresh new jacket), this is a collection of life-affirming poems by a writer who has inspired and comforted countless readers. Line drawings.

Beautifully expressing both his contentment with the world around him and his sorrow over its evils, Max Erhmann remained an eternal optimist and a lover of nature in this inspirational collection of poems--which search out social truths and peace.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780517701843
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/1995
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 5.97 (w) x 7.78 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Desiderata 10
Whatever Else You Do 13
To Be with You 14
Wanderers 15
A Prayer 16
Love Some One 18
Assurances 19
Life 20
You with the Still Soul 22
Happiness 24
Love and Faith 26
Sleep 28
Evening Song 29
Dear One, Sometime! 30
Calm Faces 32
Winter 33
Summer 34
Song 36
I Go My Way 38
I Journeyed from University to University 39
Away 40
Simple Fishermen 42
Complacent Women - 1918 44
Crisis 45
Sunday Night 46
A Few Hours Ago 48
Dark Days 49
Alien Fires 50
A Tradesman and a Poet 51
The Moon 52
The Abyss of Perfect Knowledge 54
A Piece of Toast 56
I Sit and Wait 58
The Noise of the City 59
Reforming Oneself 60
Work 62
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