When you ask someone to be your bridesmaid, you can make the moment even more special by using one of these "Will You Be My Bridesmaid?" poems to do it. From traditional to funny, there are plenty of poems here to help you ask family and friends to stand by you on your wedding day.
Sentimental Will You Be My Bridesmaid? Poems
If you're looking for a more traditional poem, one of these should work perfectly for just about anyone you want to ask. You can even personalize them with your potential bridesmaids' names.
Will You Be My Bridesmaid?
A bridesmaid is someone special.
A friend who is tried and true.
So I couldn't imagine getting married,
Without including you.
You've always been there, (potential bridesmaid's name),
You're so important in my life.
I'd like you to be in my bridal party,
As I say "I do," to the love of my life.
Will you be in my wedding, and
Be near me on my special day?
You'd make a lovely bridesmaid
So yes is what I hope you'll say.
Please Be My Maid/Matron of Honor
I've been dreaming of my wedding day
As long as I can remember.
Sometimes it would be held in June,
Other times it would be in September.
Sometimes I'd carry roses,
And other times violets.
Many men have filled the role of groom,
But their names I would always forget.
Just one thing has been constant
As I dreamed of my wedding day.
You were always there beside me
Sharing the joy along the way.
And so I'm asking you, (name),
To take on a special task.
Will you be my maid/matron of honor
Is what I want to ask.
I can't imagine marrying (groom's name),
Without you standing near.
So please say yes dear (name),
And fill my heart with cheer.
Funny Will You Be My Bridesmaid? Poems
A little humor might be just the thing you need when you're asking a close friend to be in your bridal party. After all, what bestie would turn you down after reading one of these poems?
Keep Calm and Bridesmaid On
Don't panic, but I'm putting you on the spot.
As you know, I'm tying the knot.
Wearing a fluffy dress probably won't kill you,
So I'm asking you to be my bridesmaid; will you?
Hell Froze Over, Try the Gown On
I know I said I'd never get married,
But you know I'm going back on my word.
So we're doing the whole wedding thingie,
Even though it might seem quite absurd.
I want you to be my bridesmaid.
No, this isn't some kind of a con.
Hell has frozen over for sure, my friend,
So get ready to try a bridesmaid gown on.
Poems Asking Family Members to Be Bridesmaids
Sisters, cousins and nieces can all be recruited to be your bridesmaids, so here are a few poems tailored just for them.
Sister, Will You Be My Maid/Matron of Honor?
We've shared our lives together as long as I can remember.
You've been by my side through every up and down,
Every achievement and every disappointment.
So I couldn't even think about my wedding day
Without picturing you walking down that aisle in front of me.
Please say you'll be my matron/maid of honor because no one else will do.
Bridesmaid Haiku for a Niece
Darling niece of mine,
Make my heart happy and say
You'll be my bridesmaid.
Cousin, Be My Bridesmaid
You'll always be my cousin, no matter what lies ahead,
But today I want to ask you to be something else instead.
I'm getting married and planning my wedding,
So perhaps you'll guess where this is all heading.
You're so important to me, friend and family I'd never trade,
So will you do me the honor of being my bridesmaid?
Ways to Present Your Bridesmaid Poems
Once you've selected the poems you want to use, it's time to think about what you're going to do with them.
- Print the poems out on pretty paper and frame them to give as gifts to the people you're asking to be in your wedding.
- Enclose a printed poem in a card you give to your potential bridesmaid or make cards yourself and use the poem as the verse.
- Create an attractive shadow box and use the poem as the centerpiece. Then add decorative items around it such as silk flowers, photos of you and your potential bridesmaid, and anything else that holds meaning for the two of you.
- If you're musical, set the poem to a tune you create and sing it to the person you're asking. This could be really funny if you're using one of the humorous poems or very touching if you chose one of the more traditional poems.
- Keep Calm and Bridesmaid On would look great on T-shirts you give as bridesmaids gifts.
Bridesmaids Poems Add to the Memories
Asking someone to be one of your bridesmaids is a big deal for you as well as the person you ask. If you use any of these poems to help you ask the question, they will surely make the moment more memorable and become keepsakes of the event.