In 1916, at the peak of WWI and shortly after graduating from Harvard, beloved poet E.E. Cummings penned an (epithalamion) poem celebrating nuptials.
Epithalamion poem celebrating a wedding: a poem or song written or performed in celebration of a wedding(Bing Dictionary)
"The notion that American power has been applied to peer into the activities of its closest allies -- reactions suggest an almost "(visceral) sense of violation."
Visceral not intellectual : instinctive, unreasoning <visceral drives>