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.
|1996||The First Marriage||Peter Meinke|
|1966||A Slice of Wedding Cake (audio only)||Robert Graves|
|1923||somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond||E. E. Cummings|
|1922||Epithalamium, [Happy Bridegroom]|
|1921||The Desolate Field||William Carlos Williams|
|1916||Marriage||William Carlos Williams|
|1850||In Memoriam, Epilogue, [O true and tried, so well and long]||Alfred Lord Tennyson|
|2016||Eros||Ralph Waldo Emerson|
|1818||Endymion, Book I, [A thing of beauty is a joy for ever]||John Keats|
|1817||Sonnet VII [O Solitude! if I must with thee dwell]||John Keats|