James McLain

Gold Star - 53,965 Points (1958 - / From Tampa Florida And Still Living Near By)

I Did Not Write This Because - Poem by James McLain

People come into your life for a reason
a season or a lifetime.

When you know which one it is
you will know what to do for that

When someone is in your life for a
it is usually to meet
a need you have

They have come to assist you through
a difficulty to provide you
with guidance and support
to aid you physically
emotionally or

They may seem like a
godsend and they are.

They are there for the reason
you need them to be.

Then without any wrongdoing
on your part or at an
inconvenient time
this person will say
or do something
to bring the
to an end.

Sometimes they die
Sometimes they
walk away.

Sometimes they act up
and force
you to take a

What we must realize
is that our need
has been met
our desire
their work
is done.

The prayer
you sent up
has been
now it is
time to
move on.

Some people
come into your
for a
because your turn
come to share
grow or learn.

They bring you an experience
of peace or make you laugh.

They may teach
you something
you have
never done.

They usually give you
an unbelievable
amount of joy.

Believe it
it is real
But only
for a

Lifetime relationships
teach you lifetime
things you
build upon
in order to have
a solid

Your job
is to accept
the lesson
love the person
and put what you
have learned to use
in all other
and areas
of your life.

It is said that love
is blind
but friendship
is clairvoyant.

Thank you for being
a part of my life
you were
a reason
or a

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 22, 2011

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 22, 2011

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