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I Love Rod Mckuen Poems

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    My First Rod Mckuen Book

    my first rod mckuen book was Hand in Hand. i was in college then and was in and out of relationships. that book was a friend and an inspiration. one relation that did not end. Since then i 've added to my collection of rod mckuen books and cds. LIsten to the warm...Alone..Come to...
    doceman doceman 46-50, M Oct 23, 2009

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    I Always Knew ... Rod Mckuen

       I always knew that you would find me, no clock needed to remind me that it would happen. I planned on it, worked it out hid in plain sight every day knowing you would pass, that way or this, come along, go by, pause in moving to here or somewhere; near or far it did not...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 17, 2012

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    Taking The Time By Rod Mckuen...i Have Been Looking For This...

    TAKING THE TIME   Taking the time to love is what it's all about -- what makes the clocks turn and the sunsets come true and without             complication. That doesn't mean lying close           in shut-up...
    Missalaineyeus Missalaineyeus 46-50, F Feb 23, 2012

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    It Really Wasn't 45 Years Ago, Was It?

    Why do we think the good old days were the best? Because they made the memories for us to smile about as we age.  I owned every book and album (and still have them) that Rod ever wrote. I played them non-stop in college (much to the chagrin of my dorm-mates). I had the...
    SondiM SondiM 61-65, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Poems From My Younger Days

    Yes, I know Rod McKuen poems are considered sappy by real poets.But, I loved them when I was in college, young and lovelorn. And I still love them today.They make me feel like a teenager again.                ...
    datura datura 56-60, F 12 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    Sorry, It's a Question

    I don't know where to search: in the late 60's I read a Rod McKuen poem in a magazine. I believe the title was simply "Loving", but am not positive. The only lines I remember are " how much safer to want then to need, people don't expect so much from you then' [sic...
    mahoganybob mahoganybob 56-60, M 3 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    Music Lyrics

    Rod's music lyrics have been the most impressive poetry for me since 1970.
    jamesmoskola jamesmoskola 56-60 Oct 23, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Hi all my ep friends, I have observed that there are so many wounded hearts in this world which scream to be heard. Stories of love which have failed to blossom for any reason...
    anuragch11 anuragch11 18-21, M Jul 14

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    -The Adult And The Child He who wins the child in me, wins over my whole heart. It is useless to try and win over the adult, because she will frecuently pay you no heed.. Now...
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F Jul 6

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    An old man was tired from riding his bike, and decided to hitch hike. A guy in his red Corvette pulled up to give him a lift. When the old man brought out his bike that he had...
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    Roderick and the Two Bears Roderick is rambling in the woods one day when a bear chases him up a really tall tree. The bear starts to climb the tree, so Roderick climbs up higher...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I went to my first rodeo last night with the guys I work with at the group home for people with disabilties. I, besides most Americans, think it is a very pointless and overrated...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    One of my favorite books to read is about a teenage girl who has advanced cancer. She turned into a wild child after she got diagnosed. She figures she is gonna live her life doing...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    So one of my closest friends and I read a poem that a shepherd wrote to his love called 'The passionate Shepherded to his love' , then a different poet responded in a poem to the...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F Jul 3

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    My poems are your hidden letters. Another delusion I created I knew you so well. The way you breathed, the way you smelled. And I missed you so bad, when you first asked me not...
    YouShouldHaveKilledMe YouShouldHaveKilledMe 18-21, F Jul 3

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    "tidal basin" in the wilderness i sketch in the thick air with my words painting grand towers and epic people riding against the forever setting sun grand lives with natural loves...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Jul 6

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    Lack of guidance but my own...sure friends are there but sometimes they just don't know what to tell.I love inspirational quotes as I use them to meditate and identify myself with...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 11

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    My heart is truly touched by how many people support and love me I call them all family, and it's enough to bring tears to my eyes Which I both love and hate, I both love and hate...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493 18-21 5 days ago

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    Wrath Is What They Call Me, Child.Won't You Let Me Stay A While?Quietly, I Sit Inside,Waiting For My Time To Rise.The Fire Burning In Your Eyes Lets You Know I'll Never Die. I Only...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Jun 29

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    So today i texted him, and we had an actual conversation :) he advised me some books to read that he really likes and he thinks ill like them too. He also adviced me that writing...
    Elienseys Elienseys 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I am officially published, for those of you who are interested! You can get my stuff here: http://etsy.com/shop/PoemsandJunk
    lalalapolkadotsmmbop lalalapolkadotsmmbop 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I love most all animals, with a few exceptions. I don't like small rodents (mice, rats, moles, shrews, etc). I don't like bats (scary rodents with wings, imo), I don't like some...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 6

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    I've always been in love with music and my tastes change as I age. As of now, I'm loving Jazz, New wave, bits and pieces of songs from other eras. I'm rarely astounded by new forms...
    malipatient malipatient 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    When i was in school, my brothers and couple of friends at school formed a bicycle group. All of us rides racing bike and we have our own idols in the Tour de France. Each of us...
    ab2x2 ab2x2 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Took my mustang up to the mountains yesterday and today and rode her for the first time in a year... It was bittersweet, I really missed riding her but she is 25 and out of shape...
    JJP36 JJP36 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Road cycling, I rode the London to Brighton bike ride earlier this year, rode it with seven members of my family, we had a great time and raised some dish at the same time. The...
    1t5me 1t5me 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I truley enjoy crusing around in my old hot rod. Nothing like passing a crowd of folks, watching them checking my ride out. I have 49 Chevy Prostreet Pick Up. Drive it...
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Fallen blank and jones This fallen you feel connected to you need them to fill this hole that is never ending only they can help relieve the pain nothing will understand but this...
    laten14 laten14 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Truth I want to make you smile One that will always last I like to see you happy And those beautiful eyes as you laugh I desire that you know How you make me feel Because you...
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M Jun 26

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    I see you, not as words —
not a single quote
or chapter — but as
an unfolding story. 

And I love reading the story
that you are — but even more,
I relish being...
    chasingekjx chasingekjx 22-25, F Jun 26

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    3 quotes to get us acting: You are heir to a dreadful past. Your heritage is a burning diamond in your hand. ... Every physician, shoemaker, mechanic or educator must know his...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M Jun 29

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    Love isn't something held so tightly it can't breath, afraid that if you loosen grip it will break free and leave. Love isn't something you count favors that it owes, remind it...
    lovelyss lovelyss 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I love my self but, i think no one will love me, i have a amazing personality but not a perfect body, I'm funny, but what is it for if there is no one who will laugh with my...
    justasmileaway1927 justasmileaway1927 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I thirst for your love, crave it, my soul lost without it. Like a man lost in the desert, deprived of even a single drop of water. My every thought is of you. Every cell in my...
    Antony7 Antony7 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm Blest Of all of God's creation I love you foremost Tower of inspiration And kindness utmost Providing motivation Giving me support Helping ease frustration With friendly...
    uyisteven uyisteven 22-25, M Jul 9

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    Unending Love I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times... In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F Jul 13

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    I've never technically been in a relationship, but I have been rejected and heartbroken to write and feel what I've felt. What Is Love ? and why does love never find me Instead...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Conway Twitty - I'd Just Love To Lay You Down Lyrics There's a lot of ways of saying What I wanna say to you There's songs and poems and promises And dreams that might come...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My body is in love with the soul and the soul is in love with my body. I opened my arms to love and love embraced me like a lover. ~ Rumi
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Writing stories is the main thing that helped me cope with things happening in my life. For me it's a way to escape the hell of life. I'm writing a book at the moment after writing...
    hidingbehindthefacade hidingbehindthefacade 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 23

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    Hi! So, this is the 2nd poem I made. I will continue to write more poetry and share them. This poem is not that great, I don't think it's even at all good. But, if you would like...
    xoxo505peace xoxo505peace 13-15 2 Responses Jun 23

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    True! My favorite quotes are actually song lyrics. Like "darling you'll be okay"-Pierce the veil "sometimes you've got to fall before you fly"-sleeping with sirens "when you feel...
    bandssave bandssave 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Everything I've ever known was a lie to know all my feeble attempts to restore or keep some of my innocents or ignorance was taking by dirty tainted finger tips the iron taste left...
    laten14 laten14 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I see oceans on fire in the blues of your eyes and the strong desire to share their warmth. Pour every ounce of your being into me and I will do the same. Let's take hands, as our...
    vfashionista86 vfashionista86 26-30, F Jun 24

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    There was no living creature as foul as I, And all the poems were false I could feel my soul, dropping down though the mattress. I had to leap up before it hit the floor. And I'm...
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M Jun 25

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    Actually these lines are from a song, so, I fixed them into a poem. Don't hesitate another moment, Please take away my heart. Yes, the sharper the better. The night that even the...
    TheKDoomsday TheKDoomsday 13-15, F Jun 28

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    "There Comes A Time In Your Life When U Walk Away From All The Drama and People Who Created It. You Surround Yourself With People Who Makes You Laugh." "Forget The Bad And Focus...
    YvetteBaby21 YvetteBaby21 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    This is the first poem that I ever did! Haha. Poem What do you do with a heart you can't feel Who do you give it to? Somehow, someway I want to surrender Surrender my heart to...
    BoundlessThoughts BoundlessThoughts 18-21, F 1 Response