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I Love Rod Mckuen Poems

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I do like reading other people's poetry and poems and then i take time to write my own as the ideas come to me. Here is a short poem that came to me after reading a poem or two...
    RedEyesBlackDragon RedEyesBlackDragon 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    One of the most poignant love poems... The last verse exposes the poets heart reflected in the future nostalgia of his past lover http://youtu.be/8ttlSOHESJE When you are old...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    To all those write and even like reading poems. Here's a, let's just say, an exclusive post for EP users. This one is going to be up on Wattpad right after. I Can Not Fathom The...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Use ur brain.. Crack d below question .. Mr. Ryan went to the Market with his Dog.. He rode on a horse to the Market, but walked till market. The horse's name was victory and...
    shubh422 shubh422 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Never love somebody who makes you feel ordinary. -Oscar Wilde
    chelsealynn217 chelsealynn217 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I've rode Dirt bikes my whole entire life. my brother and me both used to race and are hopefully going to start to race again. my brother is awsome at riding free style. we love to...
    misprisy101 misprisy101 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I write poems from my own life experiences. this one is titled "Fears"   the months have now turned into years your only fear now is that you have no fears for you have conquered...
    rodama1970 rodama1970 41-45, M a week ago

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    I have been writing A LOT lately. Here is one of the latest poems I wrote to help me get through another storm cloud from yesteryear's bullies and attackers. I made a poem from...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F a week ago

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    "Goodbye godfather" I've been the pall bearer too many times to count, though tales of those lives I'll happily recount. And though you still are alive I feel the need...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Growing up A whole new world to be discovered Lots of people to meet Learning how to laugh, run and play Excitement from family because all of the little things I do Getting lots...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F a week ago

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    Growing up A whole new world to be discovered Lots of people to meet Learning how to laugh, run and play Excitement from family because all of the little things I do Getting lots...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F a week ago

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    It's been about 4 weeks now since I last rode my horse, and I'm wondering if he knows any different. He's being fed and taken care of by a family friend, I wonder if he knows the...
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F Jul 20

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    Two things very recently have moved me. One are the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, and the other was watching The Who's Quadrophenia arranged classically and performed by the...
    ClownNine ClownNine 56-60, M Jul 20

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    I write about everything that goes on in my life. I write stories, and poems, and even scripts! I'm currently writing a fan edition of the Hunger Games."A Hunger Games Parody...
    briddybear briddybear 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    "I would have held your shaking hands, our hearts pumping and swollen with electric love, precious breath moving through parted lips. I would have kissed you in that burning room...
    rebeccacee rebeccacee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Here's one of them, any suggestions for a name? : I smile When I know I should cry I quit When I know I should try I leave When I know I should stay I talk When I don't know what...
    Mackenziemeaw Mackenziemeaw 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Silly sally turned red from laughing at Bella the sheep New funny looking skin Silly Sally fell in love with silly Sam.Silly sally kissed Sam. then Sam ran away screaming I HAVE...
    EveryoneHasADarkSide EveryoneHasADarkSide 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Oh love he tells me I don't know can't understand never think don't know how only that there is intense connection strong binding abiding warmth oh love I come to you who know the...
    jesluken jesluken 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    "Women are meant to be loved not understood", Oscar Wilde
    Erinjessica Erinjessica 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I believe there were some of Rodins best words even though he believe work speaks for itself ----- To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature. ----- Art is...
    ancientmemories ancientmemories 18-21, M Jul 18

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    Everyday i do something related to making sculptures. My Main inspiration is Rodin
    ancientmemories ancientmemories 18-21, M Jul 18

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    hurt me once hurt me twice u love me oh how nice send me roses a letter too oh boy do I love u leave me hurt me just making u smile kill me inside but I still love u it's a rollar...
    anshaw anshaw 13-15, F Jul 18

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    I knew you, You were just a friend, But when i got to know you i let my heart unbend.. i could not help past memories that would only make me cry, I had to forget my first love and...
    AJrosario88 AJrosario88 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I normally only write about love and depression and very similar topics haha but to become a better writer I have been doing exercises were someone gives me a topic to three and I...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F Jul 16

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    As today is one of my sons' birthdays, here's the poem I wrote for him when he was much smaller than he is today :) _ _ _____ _ _ Sleepless Night With Baby Boy A...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Whenever I feel a bit down, Chas and Dave seem to be the remedy. I still love this one of theirs best-the lyrics are superhuman and always make me smile. I won't tell you which...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm not much of a writer of the poems, but I thoroughly enjoy them. Buddy Wakefield is currently my favorite.
    Dustin261 Dustin261 26-30, M Jul 14

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    The "you" you are now is the same you I was in love with yesterday. The same you I'll be in love with tomorrow.
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Continuing the theme of older poems, here's one of my favourites, and one of my few non-rhyming (or at least less-rhyming) poems _ _ _____ _ _ "Eulogy For A Thief" Judge...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    II dropped my motor bike helmet the other day and scratched the visor and damaged the visor mount. So I went to the local bike shop and asked about replacement parts.I ended up...
    darrenswet darrenswet 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    fire of fireI'm insecure it's all part of the planin life as in deathI'd rather be burned than living in deathreviverelivelivea brighter dayagain follow Menelausthe tragic...
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F Jul 13

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