Pictures in Words -- Painting with Poetry

Photographs and paintings are not the only way the riches of the Stellwagen Bank Sanctuary have been portrayed by creative individuals. The wonders of the ocean world have been lovingly described by numerous writers the world over -- Stellwagen Bank has its own fair share.

Explore our fascinating seas via the world of words -- from classic literature to Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry. Send your creative works to the Sanctuary via our e-mail function and you too may see your words on the web.


"Gannets" by Mary Oliver (poem)

"Humpbacks" by Mary Oliver (poem)

Two Years Before the Mast (book excerpt)


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