To understand the poet is not the point.

“Do you ever know what the birds are singing? You don’t. But you listen to them anyway.” – Pablo Picasso

Publications

Work To Do

Has appeared in Noble Gas QRTLY

Norderney Nerves

Has appeared in The Esthetic Apostle

Peeling Bark Floats Silver and Papery

Has appeared in Cathexis Northwest Press

About Cathy

Cathy Wittmeyer is not the poet-mother-engineer-lawyer-conservationist living in the Alps; she is the one experiencing life through the pen, hands, eyes, ears and heart of that body living on this speck of a planet. 

About Cathy

Cathy Wittmeyer is not the poet-mother-engineer-lawyer-conservationist living in the Alps; she is the one experiencing life through the pen, hands, eyes, ears and heart of that body living on this speck of a planet. 

Cathy’s Blog

Poetry In This Pandemic: We Are Prepared

Poetry In This Pandemic: We Are Prepared

Our desks are spaced and all reading & writing spaces are flooded with natural light and fresh air. We can do Word to Action safely. To make things easier, we will limit our in-house guests and allow students to participate via video conference.  Here’s how:...

Reserve Your Seats

Reserve your seats for the October 18, 2020 Word to Action spoken word event at www.literaturhaus.li (Cathy Wittmeyer). Seats are limited due to the pandemic, so please reserve early.  If the places fill up we will have a second performance on the same day. ...

Sign Up!  Students & Poets for Action

Sign Up! Students & Poets for Action

Oct 12 - 18 The Poets By video: Will McInerney Kelli Russell Agodon Richard Blanco Enda Wyley Craig  Santos Perez Tess Barry In person: Romana Iorga Oliver Miltenberger* Phillip Border Oliver Spann Cathy Wittmeyer (host) *also a climate scientist The Programme...