The Poem to Keep You Centered

Books that Inspire: Desiderata by Max Ehrmann

Recommended by A’Lelia Bundles, Author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker


Title: Desiderata

Author: Max Ehrmann

Who’s It Good For: Anyone who’s too hard on herself or wondering if she’s on the right path

What It Teaches: A prose poem written in 1927 that has taken on classic status as a daily reminder to be true to yourself and listen to yourself and the rest will follow. Perfect wake up or before bed reading.