Happy Anniversary Poems
We have gathered some of our favorite happy anniversary poems to share with you here. These poems are a great addition to any anniversary celebration. You can write one in a card or read one aloud to your spouse.
These happy anniversary poems can also be included as part of an anniversary speech or be recited on their own at your anniversary party for the celebrating couple. They will add meaning to any anniversary celebration!
Happy Anniversary!Sonnet XVIII - Shall I Compare Thee
After many years
Pleasure is a golden hillside,
Passionate and still.
Your bedrooms and your hands are free,
After unshed tears;
Now much of life is tucked away,
No longer touched by will.
In your hearts a wilderness,
Vast and undisturbed,
Empty of all sentiments
Renews the moment's glory.
So may years of tenderness,
Also sung unheard,
Radiant beyond all sense
Yet tell love's ancient story.
hall I compare thee to a Summer's day?
Thou are more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And Summer's lease hath all too short a date:
Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines,
And often is his gold complexion dimm'd;
And every fair from fair sometime declines,
By chance or nature's changing course untrimm'd:
But thy eternal Summer shall not fade
Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st;
Nor shall Death brag thou wander'st in his shade,When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st:
So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see,
So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.
-by William ShakespeareLove
o, the year's done with
(Love me forever!)
All March begun with,
May-wreaths that bound me
June needs must sever;
Now snows fall round me,
Quenching June's fever...
(Love me forever!)
-by Robert Browning
How Wonderful To Have You In My Life!
How wonderful to have you in my life!
All my feelings whirl about my heart!
Perhaps I can't contain that I'm your wife;
Perhaps I don't know how or where to start.
You have me always, no matter what you do:
A gift I give my gift, joyously.
Nothing means as much to me as you;
Nothing else so fully makes me, me.
If I had everything that God could grant,
Very little there would bring me peace.
Enwrapped in you is everything I want:
Rapture, warmth, affection, sweet release.
So strong my love! So happy, sure, and strong!
A thousand thousand years would not seem long!
Reason tells me everything must end,
Yet you will always be my lover-friend.
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