The truth is that I fall in love
so easily because
a dozen times some days.
I've lived whole lives,
grown old, and died
in the arms of other women
in no more time
than it takes the 2-train
to get from City Hall to
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.
|1986||On Marriage||Marilyn Hacker|
|1999||A Great Need|
|2012||Their Secret Was||Jalal al-Din Rumi|
|1870||Marriage Morning||Lord Alfred Tennyson|
|2015||Golden Anniversary||Wislawa Szymborska|
|1962||Love Comes Quietly||Robert Creeley|