Paradox

Simultaneous assumptions,
not to be confused
with logic,
in any inconsistent argument
cannot be a surprise.
A wager
that can lead to ruin—
irrational intimacy, the solution
to overabundance in which
water is more useful
than diamonds.

© SF Jones, 2015

In response to the Found Poetry Review prompt Paradox Poem.

Poem created from found text:
Wikipedia contributors, “List of paradoxes,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_paradoxes&oldid=689892870 (accessed November 11, 2015).

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