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.
|1840||Wedding Bells||Eliza Cook|
|2017||Stories About Love / Wedding Poem for Ada & Lucas||Jason Schneiderman|
|2017||All I Ever Wanted||Katie Ford|
|2004||Heart to Heart||Rita Dove|
|2012||Thompson and Seaman Vows, African Union Church||Marilyn Nelson|
|1954||Re-Statement of Romance||Wallace Stevens|
|2012||The Dance||Wendell Berry|