But then his wife left him. She would no longer bend to his will, drive in his lane.
No matter, he strove on without her to become a CEO.
He rode pressure like a surfer on stormy seas.
“Slow down,” his doctors said.
The stroke came just before the big merger deal.
Half-paralyzed in a hospital bed, he glowers at the old nurse.
Yet she knows on her next visit he’ll break down and weep.
She’s seen these men in control a thousand times.