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.
|2001||Tear It Down||Jack Gilbert|
|1996||When a Woman Loves a Man||David Lehman|
|1996||The First Marriage||Peter Meinke|
|1966||A Slice of Wedding Cake (audio only)||Robert Graves|
|1923||somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond||E. E. Cummings|
|1922||Epithalamium, [Happy Bridegroom]|
|1921||The Desolate Field||William Carlos Williams|
|1916||Marriage||William Carlos Williams|
|1849||In Memoriam, Epilogue, [O true and tried, so well and long]||Lord Alfred Tennyson|