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.
|1986||On Marriage||Marilyn Hacker|
|1999||A Great Need|
|1870||Marriage Morning||Lord Alfred Tennyson|
|1892||We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd||Walt Whitman|
|2015||Love at First Sight||Wislawa Szymborska|
|1995||So Much Happiness||Naomi Shihab Nye|