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!
Sometimes reflective, recollecting the years spent together, the anniversary poem marks the passage of time, and the couple that endured it, for better and for worse. Browse our selection of poems on the subject.
|2018||I Loved You Before I Was Born||Li-Young Lee|
|2007||In Each Look Our Years||Edwin Torres|
|2017||Poem Number Two on Bell’s Theorem, or The New Physicality of Long Distance Love||June Jordan|
|2017||For You||Maureen N. McLane|
|1910||To My Wife||Alexander Posey|
|2005||Late Bloomer||Michele Wolf|
|1916||The City is Peopled||H. D.|
|2017||Galaxy Love||Gerald Stern|