Latin word for "Things to be desired," or "Things Desired."
Wikipedia” Desiderata" is an early 1920s prose poem by the American writer Max Ehrmann. Although he copyrighted it in 1927, he distributed copies of it without a required copyright notice during 1933 and c. 1942, thereby forfeiting his US copyright. The text was widely distributed in poster form in the 1960s and 1970s
Max Ehrmann - a poet, playwright, philosopher, and lawyer from Terre Haute, Indiana.
(September 26, 1872 – September 9, 1945)