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.
|1915||This Much and More||Djuna Barnes|
|1700||The maidens came|
|2007||The Kiss||Stephen Dunn|
|1996||The First Marriage||Peter Meinke|
|1921||The Desolate Field||William Carlos Williams|
|2012||The Dance||Wendell Berry|
|1917||The Awakening||James Weldon Johnson|
|2001||Tear It Down||Jack Gilbert|
|2017||Stories About Love / Wedding Poem for Ada & Lucas||Jason Schneiderman|