Poetry Of Wellington

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All around the Wellington Waterfront there are these pieces of poetry, made in concert. I really like them, it’s like finding a wee bit of creative surprise when you’re least expect it. One morning as the sea mist was rising over the harbour, I was photographing some buildings as they emerged from their covered veil. During my wanderings I found amongst a group of plants a quotation from New Zealand Playwrite. I can’t remember what it was or who had written it, but after that I started noticing them everywhere! I later discovered they are part of the Wellington Writers Walk which was started in March, 2002.

‘Blue rain from a clear sky.
Our world a cube of sunlight – but to the south
the violet admonition of thunder.’

From Blue Rain by Alistair Te Ariki Campbell

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