If my lover were a comet
Hung in air,
I would braid my leaping body
In his hair.
Yea, if they buried him ten leagues
Beneath the loam,
My fingers they would learn to dig
And I’d plunge home!
Browse the list below for poems about weddings and marriage.
|1915||This Much and More||Djuna Barnes|
|2014||Marriage: A Daybook||Nicole Cooley|
|2012||A Ditty||Sir Philip Sidney|
|2011||Plural Happiness||David Rivard|
|2003||A Wedding Toast (audio only)||Richard Wilbur|
|2003||Chateau If||Peter Gizzi|
|2001||Tear It Down||Jack Gilbert|
|1996||The First Marriage||Peter Meinke|