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Nahant: Poetry by the Sea

Poems by Nahant Residents


Poems by residents inspired by Nahant’s poetic beauty


F. Agassiz Johnson’s vision of “Nahant” as paradise

Martin S. Welch’sA Song to Old Nahant,” about the healing power of the ocean

Charles Hammond Gibson’sThe Forty Steps” and feel shielded from the ocean in a cove

Four snapshots of Nahant from morning ‘til night in John Lowell’sNahant Bay

Nahant Observed,” Betty Goldman’s appreciation of two handsome public buildings