Christina Watkins

ABOUT

Christina Watkins

Poet

Christina Watkins B.A. M.Div. teacher, soul friend, pilgrim, poet. I was born in Southern Ontario, Canada. Since I married my husband, who is a geologist, I have lived in Australia, Toronto, Mexico, Northern Ontario, Northern Quebec, Colorado, Arizona, and British Columbia. I have always and still do love to walk and hike and dance, listen to music and write poems, to read and go to the movies and attend theatrical or musical productions. I am a life long learner and life long teacher, I hope.

Poetry Books

Poems For The Journey

Poems for the Journey

This collection of poems tells stories about a few people and events which have been formative in the poet’s life. Carefully selected and told from the poet’s heart, these poems invite readers to consider their own personal formative experiences with people, places and events.
Poems Poemas - Christina Watkins

Poems~Poemas

These are simple poems about significant feelings and the coming to new consciousness in a particular woman’s life. The poems invite the reader’s own reflections and also rereading. The way the poems are presented, Spanish on the left hand page and English on the right, enhance the wide spiritual and reflective circles of the poems.

Latest Media

This Week in America Podcast

Christina Watkins on This Week In America Podcast

by Ric Bratton

In the latest episode of This Week In America With Ric Bratton, Christina Watkins, talks about her latest books, “Poems for the Journey” and “Poems~Poemas”. These collections of poems tell stories about a few people and events which have been formative in Christina’s life. The poems invite readers to consider their own personal formative experiences with people, places and events.

Latest Blogs

How To Write a Sestina

How To Write a Sestina

How to write a Sestina It is fun and easy to write a sestina and the form allows the poet to put something up on the computer screen and play with the words. In a time of writer’s block a sestina can sometimes help the writer have something to work with. Sestina is a...

The Way Things Are Is Large

The Way Things Are Is Large

The way things are is large, too wonderful to understand.Love teaches by story, portrays our needs.But what is it that makes us human? Story tells of a garden, suggests a plan.We learn which are flowers, are warned of weeds.The way things are is large, too wonderful...

The Mexican Jaguar

The Mexican Jaguar

Early in our days in SonoraI went with my husband to a field campby jeep. Then bony backed mules.The eight Mexicans there were shy aswe said Buenos días to each other.Next morning they answered my Buenos días with Buenos días le dé Dios.It became like that.I stayed in...