Author(s): Selected by Laura Berber
This is a wonderful anthology of wedding poems, filled with surprising, curious, unorthodox and charming poems about love and the public commitment to love. For the many thousands of readers who have been delighted by Laura Barber's earlier anthologies, this wonderful new book is filled with surprising, curious, unorthodox and charming poems about love and the public commitment to love. It is a book to be referred to constantly and, like Penguin's Poems for Love, it belongs on the short shelf of truly essential anthologies. For the many thousands of readers who each year go through the complex mix of thrill and trauma that is the planning of a marriage ceremony, Laura Barber's anthology is the answer to a prayer, with a wonderfully generous and unusual selection of poems suitable for reading out loud and which celebrate and encapsulate in all our bewildering diversity how we wish to express our deepest feelings.
Laura Barber is the editor of the highly successful Penguin's Poems for Life, Penguin's Poems for Love and Penguin Poems by Heart. She works in publishing and lives in London.