Vast and gray, the sky
is a simulacrum
to all but him whose days
are vast and gray, and—
In the tall, dried grasses
a goat stirs
with nozzle searching the ground.
—my head is in the air
but who am I…?
And amazed my heart leaps
at the thought of love
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.
|1942||Tin Wedding Whistle||Ogden Nash|
|1978||Twenty-One Love Poems [Poem II]||Adrienne Rich|
|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|