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.
|1916||Marriage||William Carlos Williams|
|1609||Let me not to the marriage of true minds (Sonnet 116)||William Shakespeare|
|2012||A Ditty||Sir Philip Sidney|
|1648||To Sylvia, To Wed||Robert Herrick|
|1966||A Slice of Wedding Cake (audio only)||Robert Graves|
|2003||A Wedding Toast (audio only)||Richard Wilbur|
|2003||Chateau If||Peter Gizzi|
|1996||The First Marriage||Peter Meinke|
|2014||Marriage: A Daybook||Nicole Cooley|