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AFTER EATING, by PO CHU-YI    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: My meal finished, one short nap
Last Line: But the man who is neither happy nor sad %accepts the life given him, long or short
Alternate Author Name(s): Bai Juyi; Bo Juyi; Po Chu-i; Lo T'ien; Jyu-yi
Subject(s): Stoicism

AN ANSWER, by BAYARD TAYLOR    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: You call me cold: you wonder why
Last Line: The touch of ice and fire is one.
Alternate Author Name(s): Taylor, James Bayard
Subject(s): Blindness; Love; Nature; Stoicism; Visually Handicapped

HYMN ON STOICISM, by CLEANTHES    Poem Source                
First Line: O god most glorious, called by many a name %nature's great king
Last Line: E'en to the gods than justly to adore %the universal law fo r evermore
Variant Title(s): Hymn To Zeus; The Hymn Of Cleanthe
Subject(s): Religion; Stoicism

I READ MY SENTENCE STEADILY, by EMILY DICKINSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
Last Line: And there the matter ends
Subject(s): Judgements; Death; Law; Stoicism

NOTHING FOR IT, by ANNE CARSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Your glassy wind breaks on a shoutless shore and stirs around the rose
Last Line: Nothing for it just row
Subject(s): Despair; Stoicism

First Line: Poor epictetus, born the slave of fate
Last Line: Of every spark of good we think or do.
Subject(s): Epicetus (60-140); Fate; Heaven; Life; Stoicism; Destiny; Paradise

READINGS BY WAYS, by ARCHIE RANDOLPH AMMONS    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The epicurean (and stoic) philosophers
Last Line: Histories like unread creeks
Alternate Author Name(s): Ammons, A. R.
Subject(s): Epicureanism; Stoicism

STOIC, by LAWRENCE DURRELL    Poem Source                 Poet's Biography
First Line: I, a slave, chained to an oar of poem
Last Line: Of the mind's impudence: you can see it so well %on the faces of the self-reliant dead
Subject(s): Stoicism

STOIC, by JAMES HATCH    Poem Source                
First Line: The sight of bread's split crust on the oven sill
Last Line: And say those simple prayers that children know'
Subject(s): Childhood Memories; Parents; Stoicism

STOICISM, by LOUIS MENARD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Brave strength breeds freedom, for each load we bear
Last Line: In envy of the gods that know not death.
Subject(s): Reason; Stoicism; Intellect; Rationalism; Brain; Mind; Intellectuals

THE NEED FOR STOICISM IN THE STOA OF ATTALUS, by THOMAS MCGRATH    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: The pitcher that went to the well too often
Last Line: And the urinals (by crane) have all gone to pot
Subject(s): Irony; Stoicism

THE OLD STOIC, by EMILY JANE BRONTE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Riches I hold in light esteem
Last Line: With courage to endure.
Alternate Author Name(s): Bell, Ellis
Subject(s): Death; Freedom; Immortality; Stoicism; Dead, The; Liberty

THE SICK KING IN BOKHARA, by MATTHEW ARNOLD    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: O most just vizier, send away
Last Line: Because a king shall bury him.'
Subject(s): Stoicism

WHEN LIFE, by JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Is cut close, blades and bones
Subject(s): Stoicism

WHEN ROSELEAVES FALL, by ARTHUR W. UPSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: When roseleaves fall in evenings cold
Last Line: When roseleaves fall.
Subject(s): Flowers; Gardens & Gardening; Roses; Stoicism; Summer