Ideas for wedding readings and poems
Looking for the perfect wedding reading or poem? We have ideas for every kind of wedding, from modern to traditional, emotional to funny. There are even options for children performing readings! Take a look at our top picks below…
Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare
Union by Robert Fulghum
The Apache Wedding Blessing by Anon
Blessing of the Hands by Anon
From Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis De Bernières
He’s Not Perfect by Bob Marley
Yes, I’ll Marry You by Pam Ayres
He Never Leaves The Seat Up by Anon
A Lovely Love Story by Edward Monkton
Sonnet XVII by Pablo Neruda
Time in a Bottle by Jim Croce
From The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White
Ecclesiastes Chapter 4, verses 9-12
1 Corinthians Chapter 13
Song of Solomon, Chapter 2, verses 10-13
Us Two by A.A. Milne
From Your Personal Penguin by Sandra Boynton
Getting Married Means You’ll Have by Nicholas Gordon
- Remember that your readings may depend on your ceremony. Civil ceremonies can’t have any religious readings or mentions of religion, and church ceremonies may require you to only select Bible passages.
- We recommend crediting any copyright info in your order of service.
- Most ceremonies tend to include two to three wedding readings.