walking through the
mountains today
listening to the song of the jay

|I stumbled across
some beautiful rocks

I picked one of them up
held it to the sunlight
to get a better look

much to my suprise
I realized
I was holding a gem

when I looked a little further
at the ground
I saw that
those gems were
all around

I couldnt believe
what I had found

rough though they be
I could plainly see
precious sunstones

excited at what
I had found
these little blessings
from the ground

I must have walked this way
many times
why did I find these gems

one doesnt know
what the Lord
will say
what He wants us to know


keep walking the path
He has something to show

gems all around us
most rough yes I know

it is up to us
to smooth them out
only then will we see
thier light
precious and bright

by staying on the path
you will have no doubts
what it is really
all about

these gems
at our feet
are a special treat

God put them there
just for you

I think that is really neat

2010 HC Holbert

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HCHolbert commented on Gems


Oh my your words brought a big tear to my eye. ty for the very kind and inspirational words. much love,HC

cmlestrade commented on Gems


Many years ago my father told me you should really love what you do and work at, or you will have no joy in life. You must be one joyful soul because with the music you create with yours poems and songs how could there not be joy?

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

HCHolbert’s Poems (187)

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Goal Post Prayer 0
When You See My Heart 1
Champions 0
Mend This Broken Heart of Mine 1
Through These Words 0
Show Your Love Today 1
In The Hands of Love 0
Now I See 0
Just As You Are 2
Hall of memories 0
When I am Gone 3
I Wanna Be Free 1
Mercy 0
Just Part Me Out 2
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The Suit of Forgiveness 2
Life for Life 0
Yellow Rose 2
Break the Chains 1
Bet I Get Some Sleep Tonight 0
Where Is The Love 0
Thank you Jesus 0
Medicated 1
Sunlight In Your Eyes 0
In A Little While 1
The Shape Of My Heart 1
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Choose Love 1
Dont You See 0
As Deep as the River Runs 1
Hole In The Ocean 2
Only Your Love 1
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When Angels Cry 0
Old Blue Jean's 0
The Wedding Cake 0
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Through It All 0
The Old Songman 0
Refiners Fire 0
You Touch My Soul 0
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Cedars in Mist 1
Love Life and It Will Love You 2
The Star You Are 1
Searching For The Promised Land 1
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I Need You Now 3
Keep Turning The Pages 2
Loving You is the Greatest Pleaure I will Ever Know 3
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Angel Fly 2
Gems 2
RElive The Moments 1
The Little Things 2
Learning to Fly 1
Breathless 0
Walk with Him 0
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Soul of a Man 3
Smiles that Hide the Pain 0
Shotgun Ally 1
Angel I Cling To 0
Being 2
God made Dad 1
Old Cross 1
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Breath of Life 0
Fallen Star 0
I See You There 0
the Spirit Within 0
Your All I am 0
Reunion 1
Blues Man 2
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the Whittler 1
Paths 0
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There is a Sleeping Lion in Every Barve Man 1
Take Me 1
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Moments 2
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Sea Of Tears 1
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Closer To My Home 0
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Harvest Time 0
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Words 0
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When I Look At You 0
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No Promises 1
Tent City 4
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