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

Word-To-Action

Word-To-Action

The following description is contingent upon allowable travel and health and safety guidelines in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. The Word -to-Action writing retreat will be a (1) weeklong poetry experience where poets and students will have the opportunity to...

Corona Did Not Displace Climate

Corona Did Not Displace Climate

The Word-to-Action retreat will proceed in October even though, sadly, our poet friends from the United States will most likely be unable to attend due to travel restrictions.  I understand the timing is poor, but the climate is going ahead with warming and the...

We Did It!  MFA.

We Did It! MFA.

On Thursday, June 11, Jaclyn Costik and I, defended our manuscripts, “And Otherwise Defective,” and “Kadenz,” respectively.  A few hours later, we held a virtual public reading. Well over 50 people attended the reading via Zoom and participated in the Q&A at...

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