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Gift List Poems

On this day, our special day
We do not know how to say
We have a house and contents too
So presents really wouldn’t do
But if a gift you’d like to bring
Then money would be just the thing
We hope this does not cause offence
In our case it makes more sense.

We are sending out this invitation,
And hope you will join our celebration.
If to send a gift is your intention,
In modesty we would like to mention,
We have already got a kettle and a toaster,
Crockery, dinner mats and coasters,
So rather than something we have already got,
Please give us money for our savings pot.
But, most importantly, we request,
That you turn up as our wedding guest.

We haven't got a gift list, for all of you to see,
Because as you all know we never can agree!
But if you'd like to help us, start our married life,
cash or high street vouchers, would save a lot of strife.

We've been together a few years now;
We have pots and pans and linen and towels;
We have glasses and toasters,
really quite a few;
So instead of more gifts,
we suggest this to you;
If it doesn't offend
and it won't send you running;
What we would really appreciate
is quite simply money.

We've lived quite a while
with all our pots and pans
and as we don't need homely gifts
we've got another plan.
We know its not traditional
but an awful lot more fun
to have items on our wedding list
to help us catch some sun.
So if you'd like to give a gift
and send us on our way
a donation to our honeymoon
would really make our day!

We’ve been together for a while,
And have a lovely home.
There are not too many things,
That we don’t already own
So please don’t be offended,
And please don’t think we’re brash.
But if thoughts were on a present,
We would much prefer the cash.
But the choice is really up to you,
And we would like to say,
That the best gift we could receive,
Is you, here, on our special day.
So what do you get
For the bride and groom
Whose house needs things
In every room?
When shopping for a present please don’t be rash
As there is always the option
To just give cash!
We hope you don’t find
Our request to be funny
But we really would appreciate
A gift of money.
Unsure in our minds, of what we may need,
Not wanting to offend, or show any greed,
We have the essentials to be living in sin,
A kettle, a toaster, and even a bin.
So , money is requested, in order to proceed,
With life's little luxuries one day we might need.
More than just kisses so far we've shared
Our home has been made with love and care
Most things we need we’ve already got
Like a toaster and kettle, pans and pots.

A wishing well we thought would be great
(but only if you wish to participate)
A gift of money is placed in the well
Then make a wish … but do not tell.

Once we’ve replaced the old with the new
We can look back and say it was thanks to you!
And in return for your kindness we’re sure
that one day soon you'll get what you wished for!

The love of family and friends
Bring happiness that never ends
Each one of you as guests we’ll treasure
You’ll fill our day with so much pleasure
While wedding presents are so nice
Your presence really will suffice
But if a gift is on your mind
Your contribution would be kind
We are saving to buy a home together as you know,
Each welcome gift will help it grow
But the greatest gift is that you’ll say
You’d love to share our wedding day.

Name and Name are getting wed
A happy event it must be said.
They are beginning a new life
Looking ahead to be husband and wife.

To help them set up home anew
Now they've found pastures new.
To buy sofas, beds and wardrobes too
A gift of money they request of you.

But, most importantly, they request,
That you turn up as their wedding guest.
We’ve been together now for a year or two,
Our weddings coming up and we’ve invited you.
We have all we need so there’s no wedding list,
But we have a plan, if you must and persist.
A donation to our Wishing Well would be gratefully received,
Just don’t think you have to, we would not be aggrieved.
We really want your company to help make our day,
To eat, drink, and be merry and dance the night away.
We thank you in advance and hope we’ll be seeing you,
Because you’re part of our wish that we want to come true.