Paradox – (Weekend Writing Prompt #184)
“He said, he thought you were cocky.”
“Mmm” I replied with a straight face … “I’d prefer to think it is pure hubris.”
My boss looked at me in disbelief, shocked by the sheer paradox in my utterance.
A rogue twinkle in my eye belied my countenance and the boss collapsed. After he’d finished chortling, he blew his nose loudly, and we set about devising a plan to restore my pristine image.
Also delighted to include Fandango’s One Word Challenge – Hubris – Do click through if you, too, would like to join in.