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.
|1962||Love Comes Quietly||Robert Creeley|
|1995||So Much Happiness||Naomi Shihab Nye|
|2016||Poem to First Love||Matthew Yeager|
|1917||The Awakening||James Weldon Johnson|
|2011||A Blessing for Wedding||Jane Hirshfield|
|1915||This Much and More||Djuna Barnes|
|2014||Marriage: A Daybook||Nicole Cooley|
|2012||A Ditty||Sir Philip Sidney|