Ten Poems for a Wedding



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A wedding isn’t a wedding without a poem. The enduring quality of great poetry seems to promise that all will be well for a couple on the threshold of marriage. You’ll be dazzled by the brilliance and beauty of this selection, which offers everything from heartfelt blessings to reflections on the rich rewards of married life. And of course there are also declarations of love: \”But for now, we make our promises gently. This extraordinary day we have made. Listen the birds in their ordinary heaven.\” from ‘Vow’ by Clare Shaw Whether you’re seeking a poem to read at a marriage ceremony or a gift for a soon-to-be-married friend, this anthology sparkles like a jewel, with something for every imaginable kind of wedding. Poems by Kathryn Bevis, John Donne, Michael Donaghy, Sasha Dugdale, Kahlil Gibran, Jane Hirshfield, Li-Young Lee, William Meredith, Alice Oswald and Clare Shaw. Cover illustration by Hilke MacIntyre. Includes one poetry pamphlet, envelope and co-ordinating bookmark with space for your own personal message.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 20
Imprint: Candlestick Press UK
Publication date: 01/06/2023

ISBN: 9781913627232 Categories: ,