ship of Theseus

The Paradox of Plutarch

When I hope I see
When I despair I'm blind
And this is what life is
No particular point
The paradox of Plutarch
To seek and hopefully find
To enter and exit alone
A haven from every mind
A two-dimensional arc
Hunting for a way home
Hunting for the ellipse
Light in need of dark
A decaying double helix
All is simply ephemeral
All is barren and stark
Embrace the known unknown.

© Severn Dwyer. 2016

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