Twenty Poems to Bless Your Marriage

Paperback $12.95

Shambhala | Jan 07, 2014 | 112 Pages | 5-1/2 x 7-1/2 | ISBN 9781611800791

  • Paperback$12.95

    Shambhala | Jan 07, 2014 | 112 Pages | 5-1/2 x 7-1/2 | ISBN 9781611800791

  • Hardcover$19.95

    Shambhala | Dec 26, 2012 | 256 Pages | 5-1/2 x 7-1/2 | ISBN 9781611800296

Table Of Contents

1. THE JOY: “Looking for Your Face,” by Rumi; “A Blessing for Wedding,” by Jane Hirschfield; “Our Love Is Like Byzantium,” by Henrick Nordbrandt; “The Recognition,” attributed to Roy Croft

2. THE JOURNEY: “On Marriage,” by Kahlil Gibran; “The Quarrel,” by Conrad Aiken; “Tigers,” by Eliza Griswold; “Love Story,” by Wesley McNair

3. THE WORK: “Know Deeply, Know Thyself More Deeply,” by D. H. Lawrence; “The Well of Grief,” by David Whyte; “The Ache of Marriage,” by Denise Levertov; “Vow,” by Clare Shaw

4. THE LOVE: “It Happens All the Time in Heaven,” by Hafiz; “Sonnet 116,” by William Shakespeare; “I Come Home Wanting to Touch Everyone,” by Stephen Dunn; “We Take the New Young Couple Out to Dinner,” by Carol Tufts

5. THE UNION: “A Third Body,” by Robert Bly; “Come With Me,” by Fran Landesman; “The Blue Robe,” by Wendell Berry; “Nothing Can Shatter This Love,” by Hafiz

6. THE SAVING GRACE: From “Listening to the Köln Concert,” by Robert Bly

Also by Roger Housden

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