Looking for a beautiful poem to read at your wedding? No problem, we have the perfect wedding reading for you. Below, is Getting Married Means You’ll Have by Nicholas Gordon. It’s a children's poem about all the things you can benefit from by having a life partner that will always be there for you no matter what. It’s about never feeling lonely because you’ll have that one person there for you forever! So, if this sounds like the reading for you, download a free copy and carry on reading below. 

Getting Married Means You’ll Have

by Nicholas Gordon

Getting married means you'll have
Someone's hand to hold,
Even when you're feeling sick,
Even when you're old.

It means when you sit down to eat,
Someone will be there,
So you won't have to tell your day
To an empty chair.

It means that when you need some help,
Someone will help out,
Someone always near to you
So you won't have to shout.

But best of all is when it's time
To turn out all the lights:
You won't have to be alone
Those long and scary nights.

So even though you don't have toys,
You don't have to care:
Once you're married you can be
Each other's teddy bear.

Getting Married Means You'll Have...

To have a wedding reading! Well, not necessarily...but if you would like to have a reading during your ceremony, this would be a good one!

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If you choose Getting Married Means You’ll Have by Nicholas Gordon for your wedding reading, then it’s fair to say that getting married also means you’ll have wedding bands for life too (if you exchange rings as part of your ceremony). In that case, you may be interested in reading about what to do before you go shopping for the rings. Don't forget, there's also plenty more where this came from! If you liked this one, head over to our children's wedding readings for some more poems and extracts. 

Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

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