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Romantic wedding poetry: perfect poems for your marriage or anniversary

Not many brides and grooms make the decision to include wedding poetry in their vows or ceremony, but a good wedding poem can add a lot to your marriage day.  Believe it or not, learning how to write or find a perfect wedding poem is not very hard to do, and you’d be surprised how simple it really is to put together some great romantic poetry for your wedding ceremony.  Even if you can’t write worth a darn, finding great wedding poetry online is easy to do, as well.

The easiest type of wedding poems to write are the types that rhyme, although I would suggest to steer clear of this cliche kind of wedding poetry.  Rather than try to rhyme words in your poem, let the words flow from your heart and pay more attention to the meter and flow of your wedding poetry than the rhymes.  Adding a poem to your wedding vows is fine, but make sure it isn’t one that makes your audience roll their eyes during the ceremony.

And remember, be sure to keep your wedding poem short and sweet.  Reciting poetry at the altar is fine, and can be very romantic, but making it too long can ruin the experience.

If you absolutely are a horrible writer and don’t trust yourself to pen your own wedding poetry, there are plenty of resources available online to find great poems that will be perfect for your wedding ceremony.  Remember that although you aren’t allowed to reproduce or sell another author’s poetry, there is nothing wrong with making the perfect wedding poem out of some of your favorite verses.  And don’t be afraid to check out the classics like Shakespeare; some of the greatest romantic wedding poetry is the oldest.

So if you’re thinking of adding some romantic wedding poetry to your ceremony or vows, don’t let your lack of writing skills scare you.  With all of the resources available to us nowadays, it’s easy to find the perfect wedding poem to add something unforgettable to your special day.

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