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Sharon Dolin

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Sharon Dolin is the author of several books of poetry, including Manual for Living (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016).

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                          after Epictetus
                      

To gaze upon the fatal
without commiserating gloom:
 
what every friend should be—
not one who rends her coat of doom
 
nor one who lets her ankle rankle
nor her dogged love to the