Looking for a suitable love poem for a brother, sister or another member of the family? Some of the best love poems are featured in this section. A line or couplet can be chosen as the perfect words for the bride or bridegroom - a much loved brother, sister or other member of the family. Romantic love poems and poetry by classic poets and authors for that very special day. Did you know that an Epithalamium (or Epithalamion) is a wedding day poem written in honour of a bride and bridegroom? Did you know that a Prothalamium (or Prothalamion) is a song or poem in honor of a bride and bridegroom before their wedding?
Free Examples of Wedding Poetry
Poems written with a wedding-theme are kinds of literature written by the poet in meter or verse expressing various emotions which are expressed by the use of variety of techniques including metaphors, similes and onomatopoeia. The emphasis on the aesthetics of language and the use of techniques such as repetition, meter and rhyme are what are commonly used to distinguish poetry from prose. Poems often make heavy use of imagery and word association to quickly convey emotions. Romantic love poems are perfect for the special day in the lives of a sister, bother or other close family member. The romantic love poetry of William Shakespeare, John Keats, Walt Whitman and Emily Dickenson will provide the inspiration for the special day.
Examples of Structure of Wedding Poetry
The structural elements might include the line, couplet, strophe and stanza. Romantic and love Poets combine the use of language and a specific structure to create an imaginative and expressive poem such as shown in the above examples. The structure used is chosen by the poet when considering the visual effect of a finished poem.
Wedding Anniversary Poetry
The words of many of the above examples are suitable as Wedding anniversary poems. If you know someone who is celebrating their Golden 50th Anniversary or even their diamond 60th anniversary why not chose some lovely words from any of the above examples. Celebrate a 50th Anniversary or even 60th anniversary with some romantic words from classic love poems.