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DESIDERATA 11x14 Mounted Word Art Print - red yellow blue black Motivational Max Ehrmann

Written by Max Ehrmann in 1927, this beautiful essay was the essence of the 60's. Placed on a beautiful, burnt yellow textured background, it is a contemporary reminder that you deserve the best in life!

What a beautiful piece to use to decorate your home or give as a very special keepsake. This contemporary piece of art is mounted on a 11”x14” cradled birch board with a 3/4" deep profile. Ready to hang - or simply stand on a dresser or table.
My prints are on Professional McCoy 100lb silk environmentally friendly cover stock or canvas optimum for fine detail reproduction, rich tones, and crisp contrast. Each print is created using a six color inkjet printing process and are professionally created.
Canvas prints are also coated with a satin ultra-violet cured protective coating which helps reduce scratching and preserves the longevity of the print.

I am a digital design artist and am inspired by colors and textures so I add a lot of subtle design in the backgrounds of my art.
I can do this particular print in the following formats -
Rectangle Format – 5x7 greeting Card - $8.99
Rectangle Format – 11x14 Print - $20.99
Rectangle Format - 11x14 Mounted Print - $49.99
Rectangle Format – 18x24 Poster - $49.99
Rectangle Format – 16x20 x .75 Canvas - $109.99
Rectangle Format – 18x24 x 1.5 Deep Mount Canvas - $159.99
Rectangle Format – 20x24 x .75 Canvas - $149.99
Rectangle Format - 24x36 x .75 Canvas - $239.99

Let me know what size you would like, and I will create a listing for you -

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Each print is individually made, so please allow 2 weeks for delivery. If you need it sooner, convo me - I may be able to expedite! I will ship internationally - please send me your address and I will calculate shipping for you.
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© This piece is copyright Terry Kempfert. The purchase of this print does not transfer reproduction rights. Feel free to share this artwork on your blog, but please credit my name and include a link. Please do not use this image for any other reason without obtaining written permission from me first.

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Desiderata - by Max Ehrmann

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.

DESIDERATA 11x14 Mounted Word Art Print - red yellow blue black Motivational Max Ehrmann



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  • Materials: desiderata contemporary print burnt yellow, paper, glue, desiderata print, burnt yellow wall art, cradled birch board
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