Discover Raining Poetry in the Regions

In 2022 Raining Poetry in Adelaide extended into regional South Australia through a special collaboration with the Writers SA’s No Limits Program.

Short poems written by regional poets were selected through an open submissions process and direct commissioning to be tagged with invisible spray on the footpaths of Whyalla, Loxton and Naracoorte. The poems then magically appear when they get wet! The spray used to install the poems is biodegradable, safe for the environment and lasts for 8-12 weeks before naturally eroding.

If you missed seeing the poems on the pavement, you can read through all of them by clicking through the map:

Behind the scenes photos:


Raining Poetry in the Regions was delivered through the No Limits Young Regional Writers Program. No Limits was supported by Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative, and Arts South Australia.

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