‘This Marriage’ by Rumi

May these vows and this marriage be blessed. May it be sweet milk, this marriage, like wine and halvah. May this marriage offer fruit and shade like the date palm. May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day

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A Wedding on Earth

That all the woods may answer, and your echo ring. — Edmund Spenser Like the feet that root deep to walk the ground with circling steps that no one of us can hear, or the leaves that die just to coil

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Let’s Marae!

My nearest, my queerest, my conjugal dearest, my closest, my mostest, what shall I call you? My lavender gayspeak, queerspeak and queenspeak, lost lambda pipsqueak, your name preference, please? My love, my dove, my heaven above, my who I want

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Words to seal the exchange of rings

Now may those who wear these rings live in love all their days. Now may the love, which has brought you together, continue to grow and enrich your lives. May you continue to meet with courage any problems, which may

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from ‘Stardust’ by Neil Gaimon

You know when I said I knew little about love? That wasn’t true. I know a lot about love. I’ve seen it, centuries and centuries of it, and it was the only thing that made watching your world bearable. All

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I have for the first time found

I have for the first time found what I can truly love—I have found you. You are my sympathy—my better self—my good angel; I am bound to you with a strong attachment. I think you good, gifted, lovely: a fervent,

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Love: a single word

Love: a single word, a wispy thing, a word no bigger or longer than an edge. That’s what it is: an edge; a razor. It draws up through the centre of your life, cutting everything in two. Before and after.

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Carrie’s Poem

His hello was the end of her endings Her laugh was their first step down the aisle His hand would be hers to hold forever His forever was as simple as her smile He said she was what was missing

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From ‘Game of Thrones’

You are the moon of my life. That is all I know and all I need to know… until the sun rises in the west and sets in the east, until the rivers run dry and the mountains blow in

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From the movie ‘Love Actually’

Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion is starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t see

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