O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

American Life In Poetry

 

I am often asked if I know of a good poem to be read at a wedding, and here's one by James Bertolino, from his new and selected poems, Ravenous Bliss. Bertolino lives in Washington state and I have been a reader of his poetry for almost fifty years. When he and I were younger, we often published in the same literary journals, most of which have slipped away into the past.

A Wedding Toast

May your love be firm,

and may your dream of life together

be a river between two shores-

by day bathed in sunlight, and by night

illuminated from within. May the heron

carry news of you to the heavens, a...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019