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.
|1995||So Much Happiness||Naomi Shihab Nye|
|2016||Poem to First Love||Matthew Yeager|
|2011||Plural Happiness||David Rivard|
|1986||On Marriage||Marilyn Hacker|
|1648||Of Love: A Sonnet||Robert Herrick|
|2014||Marriage: A Daybook||Nicole Cooley|
|1870||Marriage Morning||Lord Alfred Tennyson|