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I Love Rod Mckuen Poems

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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Oct 23, 2009

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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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    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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    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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