I am a strange creature, for i satisfy women...

I grow very tall, erect in a bed,

I'm hairy underneath,

From time to time a beautiful girl the brave daughter of some fellow dares to hold me.

Grips my reddish skin, robs me of my head and puts me in the pantry,

At once that girl with plaited hair who has confined me,

Remembers our meeting. Her eye moistens,


I got this out of a book in my British Literature class.
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no its not man. although thats what i thought when i first read it.
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Ah. Ok, what about, a dog? [:^)]
by the way this is a very old riddle.
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A pyjama?:P
is it an onion?
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