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I Love Rod Mckuen Poems

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Neve have been in one and I don't really have a huge desire to but I know people that do them and I just love watching them! They are so interesting and fun! I look forward to...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm in love with a man..... A man who comes from a deep dark and disturbed place.... A man who's hurt I feel.... I'm in love with a man who is sad and scarred ... in love with him...
    Fire143 Fire143 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I wrote this poem 3 years ago right after my father passed away, it was also my last one. I stopped writing after this poem, I lost my passion and I lost inspiration. I wish I can...
    flawlessgardenia flawlessgardenia 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    it's been 216 days since then. but still do my brittle little bones shake and crack after 9:30 pm. it's been 217 days since then. but the indent next to me still appears through...
    suicidegetout suicidegetout 13-15, F Aug 4

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    10 hours since you haven't responded now and my eyes droop and my pills fade away. 20 hours since you haven't responded now my limbs shake and my breaths quiver. 30 hours since...
    suicidegetout suicidegetout 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    I love the emotions poems put out there
    just0lexi just0lexi 13-15, F Jul 25

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    I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her. Rodney Dangerfield
    attcia attcia 13-15, F Aug 10

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    Rodney walks into a bar and says, "Bartender, give me two shots--one for me and one for my best buddy here." The bartender says, "You want both drinks now or do you want me to wait...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I write poems now and then... To express my feelings and emotions, etc. But I never post them... over fear of just being judged by them or someone telling me they're rubbish. I...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    "my love my love" iv written a thousand love letters to you with my fingers on your bare skin written a thousand love poems to you with my lips caressing an epic love story with...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 11

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    So i was riding this beautiful icelandic horse for about 2-3 years. She thought me alot of things, and i loved her so much! I didnt own her, but is was just me that was riding her...
    Knory Knory 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Please tell me what you think about these poems I wrote 1). Tell me why you choose me instead of any other soul Tell me why I miss you as soon as you then and go Tell me why...
    DubstepManiac12 DubstepManiac12 13-15, M Jul 31

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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 Jul 22

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    So I'm working on 4 poems for Lauren jauregui but here is a thing once finished I don't know should I give it to her or not....
    Storyguy007 Storyguy007 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    We've first met when I was a Grade IV student and since he's one year younger than me, he was Grade III at that time. I'll just call him V. Our families had been close since then...
    undeniablyMe28 undeniablyMe28 18-21, F Aug 9

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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 Jul 22

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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...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 23

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    "After awhile you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn't mean leaning And company doesn't mean security. And you...
    Jaidori Jaidori 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    i love to read and write poetry. i especially love Edgar Allen Poe, his poems are beautiful and give me inspiration. i try to avoid writing poetry until i can publish my poetry...
    creepypastafan creepypastafan 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    A poem to my son There's this boy who stole my heart 10 years ago is when it begin to start Never in a million years did I ever think we would be apart. There's a hole in my...
    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F Jul 26

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    “Just for future reference, don’t use words like “love” anymore. It’s a very sensitive word and it wears out quickly. Romeo barely says it, but John Hinckley filled up a...
    icr8art icr8art 46-50, F Jul 26

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    Sometimes I just wanna die But then say goodbye To my only guy? I'd rather see my heart untie before my eyes. I love your smile, My heart beats like I've run a mile. You've...
    heyapple69 heyapple69 66-70, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    listen to my heart beat alone in a bed made to share sleeping where i was once anointed by sin released from his touch i don’t have to pretend that love is real this is ideal...
    rob2728 rob2728 46-50, M Jul 27

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    listen to my heart beat alone in a bed made to share sleeping where i was once anointed by sin released from his touch i don’t have to pretend that love is real this is ideal...
    rob2728 rob2728 46-50, M Jul 27

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    pictures of you in three-ring binders held down with glue i hadn’t looked at them in months but this was no ordinary night with restlessness my only companion i wiped off the...
    rob2728 rob2728 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    Out where the stones lay like bones by the ocean Out where the waves crash contempt on the land Someone was trembling for fear of the tempest Somebody silently reached for their...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M Jul 27

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    The memories that you once loved are the memories that bring so much pain. Some are easy to forget but then some remain. They just hang around waiting to come out of no where. It...
    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    My Drug My Overdose! "We are going to stop the world tonight" he said softly in my ear. Brought chills all over my body The excitement like a little kid receiving a gift. His...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Jul 31

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    Live life like you love to live and make that life the one you've been waiting for~Tyler Knott Gregson
    Laurexis Laurexis 18-21, F Jul 31

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    On Raglan Road... Poem by Patrick Kavanagh... Sung by Luke Kelly http://youtu.be/EuafmLvoJow On Raglan Road of an autumn day I saw her first and knew That her dark hair would...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Aug 1

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    deep chocolate covered kisses in the bathhungry heart and mouth ready to begin againcomfort food for the soul, sex and chocolatewriting love poems on your hot flushed skinmouth...
    ashtonn40 ashtonn40 36-40, M Aug 2

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    Flaming skies byFirestar© Shut your eyelids heavy- I want to hear them slam deep within your lungs gasping for air heck if I care kiss me, love me taste my desires lusting for...
    rob2728 rob2728 46-50, M Aug 2

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    control me My heart is racing, my breath is short, your fingers are claws, my body contorts. Now run them along my spine, oh please. I’ll twist even more...
    rob2728 rob2728 46-50, M Aug 2

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    "the morning found her" the morning found her and in its sweet light i lay enchanted by her and all she was to me gently cradled in my arms there was an elegant soft eternity in...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 Responses Aug 5

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    "magic potions" as the sky closed daylight away her magic box came out a few loose threads soon wound themselves into carriages fleet of foot on the forever road delivering love...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 6

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    I have come to the conclusion that this will never be mine....Oh, I'll find it. I have found it several times before....but it was never mine to keep. Never mine to hold. Dreams...
    LesbianBlue LesbianBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    "cherished innocence" a romantic beauty to the way she looked a sweet cherished innocence to her and i was moved in ways that changed me i was a different man in her delicate...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 8

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    He says he wants to show me how he feels about me. He says to take a chance with him. He says to listen to my heart, and let him in. He says he'll take me to the unknown, to trust...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Aug 8

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    So I met this guy online we got really close, we literally now everything about each other, after like a month he told me that he likes/loves me a lot. I was really shocked in...
    Flowerydedo Flowerydedo 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Lookin for girl met at Santa Cruz Boardwalk, from Pleasanton. This is Colin. Okay, I'm looking for this brown-haired, 15/16-year-old girl from Pleasanton, California; We met at...
    Colin512 Colin512 13-15, M Aug 9

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    So I don't know, but I think this is poetry. If you read this please respond if you like/hate/don't care! I am curious. My love, you are always warm to the touch, always always...
    erieclover erieclover 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11