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.
Sky and Earth Cielo Y Tierra Book Cover

Sky and Earth Cielo Y Tierra

Sky and Earth Cielo Y Tierra is a collection of lyrical poems written in both English and Spanish. The languages face each other—one on one side of the page, the other across from it. 

Sample Reading: Wind Whispers

A pantoum poem by Christina Watkins from her book “Poemas Poemas”

Sample Reading: Close Together

a poem by Christina Watkins

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

Eastertide

Eastertide

After a well celebrated Easter, many of us hope that we will lightly and also seriously surrender into awareness of our deep oneness with everyone and everything. Billy Collins poem, Aimless Love, playfully dances us into possible scenes of transformed awareness:...

On The River

On The River

I offer this poem, which I wrote in 1982, not because I think it is a good poem. I offer it because it came to me and has stayed with me. I hope some poems come to you and stay with you. I hope you honor your insights. I took a course in American Literature when we...