Whether you’re looking for a wedding poem to use during a reading, or a wedding poem to use in your speech, you’ll find lots of romantic, traditional and funny wedding poems in our round-up.
The poems all vary in length, with some ideal for stand-alone readings and some short enough to slot into your winning wedding speech. From religious odes to classical texts and funny haikus that will get the congregation giggling, you’re bound to find something perfect below.
- Popular Wedding Poems
- Traditional Wedding Poems
- Romantic Wedding Poems
- Funny Wedding Poems
- Religious Wedding Poems
- Short Wedding Poems
- Modern Wedding Poems
From Shakespeare to Mark Twain, these wedding poems are the top picks from our whole library. All of these popular wedding poems would not only make great readings, but can even be adopted as wedding vows.
“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” Everyone knows and loves these timeless wedding poems – and for good reason. However long ago they were written, they capture the universal truth about love and what it really means.
From classic to contemporary love poems, these gorgeous romantic poems will make your heart skip a beat when you hear them read during your ceremony or included in a speech at your reception.
Soppy love poems aren’t for everyone. The truth is your marriage will have many moments in which you’ll need a good sense of humour to get you through! Show off your personality and the silly side that keeps you two laughing together with these funny wedding poems.
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A religious poem or reading is a fantastic way to honour your faith on your wedding day. Among our selection here you’ll find both bible verses and prayers that read just as beautifully as a poem.
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Ideal for slotting into speeches or vows, these short and sweet poems will help you say the words you’ve been struggling to find.
Modern poems and readings are perfect for couples looking to move away from tradition and surprise guests with something they likely haven’t heard before.
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