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Christi Ortiz

Christi Ortiz
Christi Ortiz is a licensed marriage and family therapist by profession and a poet by passion.  She enjoys trying to put to words to that which is wordless and give voice to the dynamic and wild spiritual journey called life. She lives in Spokane with her husband and two children, Emmanuel and Grace. She loves the outdoors and meditating in the early mornings which gives rise to her poetry.

Taking Action For Justice

What was so impactful that they couldn’t move from their seats?  We were nearly in tears listening to an NPR news story about the heart wrenching stories of the abuse of migrant children in detention centers.

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POEM: Stillpoint

As I drew closer I saw the canvas was blank and in bewilderment I asked, “what are you doing?” and the man laughed as he replied, “I'm painting can't you see” “But you have no paint” I retorted, “the canvas is empty” The artist replied with a smile, “Oh, that's because you look only for the art that is visible”

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