Raining Poetry Archives


Kathi Aguero – Charlestown by Thompson Square

Tanya Larkin – North End at the Carousel

I Dream on a Crowded Subway Train with My Eyes Open But My Body Swaying
Chen Chen – North End at One Lewis Wharf

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2017 Round 2

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

2017 Round 1

Charles Coe
– Boston Public Library – Copley (both sides of the main entrance)
-America’s Food Basket (926 Cummins Highway – Mattapan)
-Mildred Avenue Community Center – Mattapan

Mary Buchinger
– Temple St. Bus Stop (downtown Boston)
-Charles St./Boylston St. (by Edgar Allan Poe Statue)

Jennifer Militello
Dudley Cafe (15 Warren St, Roxbury)
-Burke School (60 Washington Street, Dorchester)
-Flat Black Coffee (1906 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester)

Rosario Castellanos
– Mexican Consulate (across from 55 Franklin St, downtown Boston)

Tanya Larkin
– Haymarket(Congress Street at the Public Market)

Liam Day
– Back Bay (Corner of Mass Ave and Boylston Street)

Mary Clare Powell
– Curtis Hall/Sedgwick St Boston Public Library (Jamaica Plain)
-Boston Common Crosswalk to Public Garden


2016 HUBweek

Chen Chen – Back Bay T station
Danielle Legros Georges – Boston Public Library at Copley
Sonia Sanchez – Upper Newbury Street (by Diesel)
Kathi Aguero – Tremont Street (across from the BCA)
Shauna Barbosa – Downtown Crossing
Tontongi – West Street, Downtown
Fred Marchant – Everett Square, Dorchester
Martin Espada – East Boston (ZUMIX)

2016 – Round 1

Langston Hughes – Dudley Square (by Dudley Square Cafe)
Gary Duehr – Upham’s Corner (by The Strand)
Barbara Helfgott Hyett – Roslindale (by Adams Park)
Elizabeth McKim – Hyde Park (by the Library)

2016 – Round 2

Kathi Aguero – West Roxbury (by the Library)
Shauna Barbosa – Upham’s Corner (by the Health Center)
Gary Duehr – Fields Corner (by the Library)
Tontongi – Mattapan (by the Library)