Keystone

And what am I ?
you asked me
I did not know what to say
Then, naked against
White sheets.

But as I wash
and hang them
on the line you
fastened taut,
I know.

You are the keystone
And I a dependent-
a spring point
to your stance,
Unmoving and vital-
My crown.

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3 comments

  1. I asked because in Proverbs 12:4 it reads: “An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.”

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