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.
Poems for the Journey
Christina Watkins on This Week In America Podcast
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.
On The RiverOn land good dialogue is difficult.Seasons tell us when to rest and when to grow.The river is the place for easy flow.Flotsam and jetsam float on by.The daystar and night stars light our way.Huck and Jim were friendson the river.I offer this poem, which I...
This line, which can be useful every day, is from American poet and painter, e.e. cummings:Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love if the stars walk backward.The 1990s were some of the years when I learned most about loving relationship. We lived in...
We were in Buena Vista over Memorial Day Weekend on the first warm day of the year as a party of six - - four senior adult people, two couples, and our friends’ two dogs. The older dog was a senior chocolatelab and the other a young black lab and pointer mix. We were...