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Darlene Witte

Poetry & Performance Workshops

Poetry & Performance at Green Mountain Writers Group

There is a wide gap between poetic words on a page and poetry read aloud. The Poetry & Performance Workshops, led by Darlene L. Witte, work to bridge that gap. On the first and third Tuesdays of each month, she…

From My Window This Nest of Birds

From My Window This Nest of Birds by Darlene Witte

I began writing poetry when I was about 12 years old. Instinctively, from the beginning, I consciously tried to shape the flow of my words to match a sound I heard within, a vibration. I did not know what that inner sound was until…

Why Poetry?

A poem, for me, usually begins when a word or phrase comes to mind as I’m waking up in the morning. Before long a strong emotion trails behind, a shadow following the words. The emotion and words demand my attention.…