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 our collection of the best poems to read at a wedding, as well as poems about the art of marriage, partnership, and lifelong love.
|2003||A Journey||Nikki Giovanni|
|1924||[Do you still remember: falling stars]||Rainer Maria Rilke|
|1 Corinthians 13:4–7|
|1914||[Again and again, even though we know love’s landscape]||Rainer Maria Rilke|
|1978||Twenty-One Love Poems [Poem III]||Adrienne Rich|
|1942||Tin Wedding Whistle||Ogden Nash|
|1978||Twenty-One Love Poems [Poem II]||Adrienne Rich|