Here is another poem I wrote. This was for my wife; I wrote it in 2007.
I am my true love's head, but she the neck:
The crown of Christ's authority I wear.
But she, by will or whimsy, doth direct
All motions of the crown, the head, the hair.
That God created man a quadruped,
Beloved brother Gilbert taught us well!
But which shall be the tail, and which the head?
And how to steer this monster, who can tell?
To all her wifely wisdom, I submit.
But, is such abdication not unjust?
How so, if I employ her sense and wit?
If in my love my heart doth safely trust?
May God, by Whose great wisdom we were wed,
Have mercy upon me, a figurehead.
© 2007, Paul W. Erlandson