Engagement Poems

Even newly- engaged couple also need to hear you saying “congratulations”. If you want to have a different way of saying it, you may have in verse. You may go over the internet to look for sources that includes poems that could be used for such occasion.

An engagement poem should include anything about precious and everlasting love, genuine promise and heartfelt commitment. It should also emphasize the couple’s yearning and eagerness to share the rest of their lives together. The poem could be a brief one, like Robert Browning’s “Grow old with me”. Regardless of the poem you choose, make sure that it reveals the emotion for a particular kind of love.

There are several poets whose works are very helpful in making this unique way of sending your “best wishes”.

First on the list is Elizabeth Browning Browning. She wrote so many sonnets that deals with romantic love. One of the best sonnets she had is Sonnet 43: How Do I LoveThee? Elizabeth Browning says in this sonnet I shall but love thee better after death.

Another is Kahlil Gibra, a Lebanese-American artist and poet. His famous work, “The Prophet” is considered inspirational fiction. “On Love” which is an excerpt from this work discusses the bliss and pain that love causes. Gibran utters “Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love.”

Lastly, you may check on John Keats who was an English Romantic poet. His poem entitled A Thing of Beauty tells about everlasting love and its strength. In his poem, Keats writes “A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its lovliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness; but still will keep a bower quiet for us, and a sleep full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.”

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