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I Love Rod Mckuen Poems

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    She had stars behind each eyelid,And a galaxy in her soul,That drew people to her endless heart,Like the pull of a black hole,She was made of earth and fire,Of wishes cast on...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Kinda ironic... Never been in love, but I just love romanticism. Romance is my passion when writing poetry or stories... Idk if I really like romance in real life because I have...
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    There's just something about those county men.. *Luke Bryan* *Dierks Bentley* *Kenny Chesney* *Alan Jackson* *Brad Paisley* *Chris Young* *Brantley Gilbert* *Cole Swindell* *Blake...
    AnimalJanice AnimalJanice 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I wouldn't say I write poetry more like quotes and I use to be on ep like four years ago and I wrote poems on that account so some of my poems will be the same poems that I posted...
    KaylaDem33 KaylaDem33 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I'm going to the rodeo tonight and I'm super excited, nothing better than a good old rodeo (:
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    I will be posting some poems a friend of mine writes and she asks me post for her. She is not on this site, she is somewhat shy, but if enough people want to talk to her, I will...
    Cassandrae1 Cassandrae1 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I lost the love of my life eleven years ago this year. Since she's been gone I write poems for her, to her and about her. I will always love her. FAILED: by Paul At last when I...
    Nottheapostle Nottheapostle 56-60 Apr 17

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    A few pieces I read within a couple different poems that is written by this Author whom is a favorite of mine ever since my eyes and Heart tuned into his words embedded here for Us...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    This book is on Amazon for £4.95 $7.95 €5.95 it's a selection of poems written by my grandpa through out his life the book is called 'the merry go round' the first poem in the...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    My new favorite song though it's not new. Neither is the singer. I just recently heard it and saw him and was in love. HE is HOT . "She don't love you, she's just lonely" She...
    mommatrish mommatrish 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    She don't love you, she's just lonely She don't know another way To break free from what's been broken Too many cowboys rode away So forgive her if she's distant She can't tell her...
    Macy21 Macy21 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I like to write poetry. I write with pen and ink. There is a problem though. My poems usually stink.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    The rodeo was great tonight, the entertainment was hilarious, and the cowboys were pretty cute lol
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    There was a person named Love and a person named Person. They were childhood friends. People had a lot of problems with life but Love made everything seem better. Love made People...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    Cool Ocean Breeze. The cool ocean breeze flowed over me as I lay motionless on the soft sand, waves crashing ever so lightly against the shoreline, almost as if nature itself...
    Antony7 Antony7 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    Take all my loves, my love,yea, take take them all: what thou then more than thou hadst before? No love, my love, that thou mayst true all mine was thine before thadst this more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 25

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    "In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged." - Hands Nouwens
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Apr 5

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    “People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that’s bullshit. Love hurts. Feelings are...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    A three word love pome: Make it personal.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Here's some poetry: Who Are You Really? (poetry about being confused about if someone actually cares) Who Are You Really? I wish we could talk about our feelings Sometimes I...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I think among the romantic comedies I have watched,I have liked Pretty Woman,When Harry meets Sally,The maid in Manhattan,P.S.I love you to name a few.I have also liked 1942, a...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    It is wisdom that people know and live by but probably don't have the art to compose in a meaningful way. Love reading quotes when I'm feeling bummy
    jordan562 jordan562 18-21, M Apr 12

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    For You 4.12.15 The Earth lives suspended in the love of the Sun, two cosmic forces fated to merge into one. An explosion of creation, brought forth from the Son ignites life...
    peacefulrebel peacefulrebel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    "Love yourself first and everything else falls into line..." Lucille Ball Brilliant quote :) remember it, be happy and smile now :)
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Apr 13

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    "i'm not a complicated girl, she laughed, i just want to run away with you, rob a bank, fall in love and eat ice creams in Paris"- Michael Faudet
    TjDee TjDee 18-21, F Apr 14

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    The most loved person to Allah is the one who brings the greatest benefit to mankind. Prophet Mohammad (PBUH)
    InaamHaq InaamHaq 18-21, M Apr 16

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    Beg for love is dead: I walk in the door You begged you begged begged You shouted at me But earlier you begged you begged We had an argument Why did you beg me to come here Now...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 13-15, F Apr 16

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    He came to me with a rose and tears in his eyes, I held him for minutes that felt like hours and together we cried. He doesn't understand, he mumbles on about how hard he's tried...
    Toocheesyforyou Toocheesyforyou 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    "With no mouth, but the urge to scream With no tears, but the urge to cry With no lungs, but the urge to breath With no music, but the urge to dance With no feelings, but the urge...
    Toocheesyforyou Toocheesyforyou 13-15, F Apr 24

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    I love your lips when they're wet with wine and red with a with desire; ilove your eyes when the lovelight lies lit with a passionate fire I love your arms when the warm white...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 25

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    Yes, I love writing. Always have. I write silly fan fiction about King Philippe of Belgium, just for my own enjoyment. I can write poems, but usually just when I feel like...
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F Apr 25

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    I laughed when i read this. I love sleeping alone all the time lol #IROMIC#fact#reality#me#lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26

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    I hit the open road and go away This career keeps me employed and earns my pay But this is not where I want to stay / At home I have a pretty wonderful wife A sexy...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "Unconditional Friend Zone", she called us.. Christ did not say "Live for others", he lived a life where there was no difference at all between the lives of others and one's own...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response 5 days ago