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.
|2015||Love at First Sight||Wislawa Szymborska|
|1916||Marriage||William Carlos Williams|
|1921||The Desolate Field||William Carlos Williams|
|1609||Let me not to the marriage of true minds (Sonnet 116)||William Shakespeare|
|1892||We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd||Walt Whitman|
|2007||The Kiss||Stephen Dunn|
|2012||A Ditty||Sir Philip Sidney|
|1962||Love Comes Quietly||Robert Creeley|
|1648||To Sylvia, To Wed||Robert Herrick|