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 the list below for poems about weddings and marriage.
|1996||When a Woman Loves a Man||David Lehman|
|1648||To Sylvia, To Wed||Robert Herrick|
|1677||To My Dear and Loving Husband||Anne Bradstreet|
|1915||This Much and More||Djuna Barnes|
|1700||The maidens came|
|1996||The First Marriage||Peter Meinke|
|1921||The Desolate Field||William Carlos Williams|
|2001||Tear It Down||Jack Gilbert|
|1817||Sonnet VII [O Solitude! if I must with thee dwell]||John Keats|
|Sonnet 8 [Set me where as the sun doth parch the green]||Henry Howard|