Tag Archives: poetry

Chapters and Verse

Sitting at a table in the cheerful sun room of her East Haven home, sipping from a mug of coffee small enough to wrap her hand all the way around, poet Marilyn Nelson weaves one tale after another. …

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Starstruck

Climb the Institute Library stairs and enter the constellations. …

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Confessions

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Reginald Dwayne Betts is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from

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Sentence Life

Alice Mattison in New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, Alice Mattison says, is like a novel. …

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As Far as Allowed

Claire Zoghb near Bradley Point, West Haven

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Claire Zoghb is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy these poems from Zoghb’s chapbook Dispatches from Everest.

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A Distant Music

Claire Zoghb near Bradley Point, West Haven

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Claire Zoghb is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy these poems from Zoghb’s chapbook Boundaries.

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And Only Then

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Claire Zoghb is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy these poems from Zoghb’s collection Small House Breathing

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Close to Home

Claire Zoghb off Bradley Point, West Haven

From the ancient capital of Egypt, where a man buys fresh bread “just after the first call / to prayer, when the sky, still star-filled, / goes lavender along the city’s rooftops,” to…

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Soul of Wit

Sylvia Forges-Ryan

What began as an attempt to write through the busy years of raising a family took an unexpected turn for Sylvia Forges-Ryan. …

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Writing Home

Donald Hall plaque at Spring Glen Elementary School

Donald Hall’s childhood home stands at the corner of Ardmore and Greenway Streets in Hamden’s Spring Glen neighborhood—as he described it, “a small, dark, well-constructed, mock-Tudor house.” …

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