Wedding Reading Ideas: Just To Be Beside You Is Enough By Gabriel Fitzmaurice

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One of the great ways to personalise your ceremony is by the readings that you choose. If you're looking for some unique wedding reading ideas for your big day, then our ideas and inspiration are here to help. Today's wedding reading has been chosen by Alison of Bespoke Words a creative Celebrant from Cork who performs personalised weddings with a welcomed fresh perspective. She is a poet with an MA in Creative Writing so you are guaranteed she will write you an amazing ceremony!


Her relaxed ceremony style is personalised to you. Alison says; "The day is all about YOU! I am there to lead your bespoke ceremony and put you and your guests at ease. Love is at the centre of your ceremony and it is my great pleasure to celebrate love with you. I am all about creating a relaxed atmosphere and setting the tone for your celebration."


"Just to be Beside You Is Enough by Gabriel Fitzmaurice is a very short and sweet poem that focuses on the little things in a relationship. On the day of your
the wedding which is so momentous – it is nice to bring it back down to being together during the simple things and just being content together."

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Just to be Beside You Is Enough by Gabriel Fitzmaurice


Just to be beside you is enough,

Just to make your breakfast tea and toast,

To help you with the ware, that kind of stuff,

Just to get the papers and your post;

To hold you in my arms in calm embrace,

Just to sit beside you at the fire,

Just to trace my fingers on your face

Is more to me than all of youth’s desire;

Just to lie beside you in the night,

To hear you breathe in peace before I sleep,

To wake beside you in the morning light

In the love we sowed together that we reap.

Together we have taken smooth and rough.

Just to be beside you is enough.

If you liked this wedding reading and are looking for more wedding reading ideas you may also like Invisible Kisses by Lemn Sessay or you can find more about Gabriel Fitzmaurice here.

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