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.
|2012||A Ditty||Sir Philip Sidney|
|1966||A Slice of Wedding Cake (audio only)||Robert Graves|
|2003||A Wedding Toast (audio only)||Richard Wilbur|
|2003||Chateau If||Peter Gizzi|
|1818||Endymion, Book I, [A thing of beauty is a joy for ever]||John Keats|
|1922||Epithalamium, [Happy Bridegroom]|
|1850||In Memoriam, Epilogue, [O true and tried, so well and long]||Lord Alfred Tennyson|
|1609||Let me not to the marriage of true minds (Sonnet 116)||William Shakespeare|