If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee; If ever wife was happy in a man, Compare with me ye women if you can. I prize thy love more than whole mines of gold, Or all the riches that the East doth hold. My love is such that rivers cannot quench, Nor ought but love from thee
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.
|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|
|1917||The Awakening||James Weldon Johnson|