A production of Mass Poetry and the City of Boston

Bostonians are in for a treat when it rains! In select locations throughout the city, the streets - when wet - will reveal poems.


Join Mass Poetry's Raining Poetry project!


We can't wait to bring Raining Poetry to more neighborhoods throughout Boston and beyond in multiple languages.

Donate now to our efforts locally or purchase our Raining Poetry Guide for tips on how to bring this project to your own organization or community.  If you are interested in working more actively with Mass Poetry to execute your Raining Poetry project, please email us at programassistant@masspoetry.org.  


This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council,
administrated by the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture.


Sponsored in part by WBUR's Kind World. Radio about kindness for a rainy day.


 

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More installations to come - stay tuned!

 

See where we've been

Raining Poetry Archive.

 
 

Meet the Poets

Ghost
Sharon Amuguni

LINGUA LAPIDATIO
Simone Beaubien

Southland
Sam Cornish

they come from miles
Haywood Fennell, Sr.

Boston (a reluctant love poem)
Regie Gibson

On Peter's Hill
Holly Guran

Cheese
Jean Monahan

Raining Poetry 2017

Holly Guran
- Peter Hill front gate, Bussey Street
-The end of South Street in front on the Veterans building, Forest Hills Station

Simone Beaubien
-Boston Common across from the Public Garden
-Boylston St at Tremont St

Sharon Amuguni
- JP Library
-Public Garden across from Boston Common

Jean Monahan
- Roslindale Square
-Harrison Ave in front of main entrance to SOWA parking lot

Sam Cornish
- Dudley Cafe in Dudley Square
-Harrison Ave at main entrance to Boston Medical

Regie Gibson
-Boylston St at Tremont St
-Broad Street and State Street, in front of Bostonia Public House
-Kenmore Square, across from the Post Office at the corner of Deerfield Street and Commonwealth Ave

Haywood Fennell, Sr.
-Slade's on Tremont St
-Clarendon St at Columbus Ave

Rosario Castellanos
-Maverick Square, next to the 7-11