Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Epictetus’ influence


Attracted to Stoicism did I
Elide it to experience
Desire, or did I abandon it
And return to what I was
All along?  I did not keep
It up.  Desire for
You satisfied

My curiosity.
On the other hand
I have not returned
To Stoicism,
Fearing instead
The dread
Of losing you.

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