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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Forgive me my love Something's not right here. The mood is uneasy and I'm feeling insecure. But that's what I get. For taking my heart and putting it out there, while expecting...
    LifeLacksLuster LifeLacksLuster 22-25, F Aug 29

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    Reading "Brown Penny" always warms my heart. Every word washes over me. Leaving me hopeful that love is still there. Even through everything that has happened and yet to. I should...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    There's a funny thing in funnytown. It's a backwards boy who's upside down. His feet are where his head should be. And there is this that puzzles me. If his head is always on the...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I know that you came into my life for a reason. Though our time together has been brief you came at a time when I was tired of my life. I needed someone to save me and you...
    Sheritan Sheritan 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    In the pergatories of my mind, a silent Hell awaits to unwind. From outside the inside not apparent. To let you in I would not dare it. Screaming for help and pushing it away. A...
    LifeLacksLuster LifeLacksLuster 22-25, F Aug 29

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    When I think of your face I see beauty and grace. When I think of your voice I hear harps and a choir. When I think of your manner I feel peace all around. When I think how you...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 29

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    Your tears will fall to the ground, When My heart no longer will sound, My heart will fail, Once full lips go pail, How can i tell you I've little time, Maybe just show you this...
    OkayQuestionMark OkayQuestionMark 18-21, F Aug 31

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    Annotations carved into her pale white skin Dripping down her wrist Soon will scar up And join her personal gallery She's an artist, But her work won't be shown until she's gone.
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F Sep 12

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    I'll share one on here soon
    mojo0101 mojo0101 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    So Beautiful to Me So beautiful for me you are More than the Mona Lisa’s smile With those mesmerizing eyes More Captivating than the Lily of the Nile Such joy and happiness...
    Femininewiles Femininewiles 26-30, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    So here is the story. I am 36yrs old, back in april I met a girl who had just turned 19 a few days earlier. She said she liked my motorcycle and I offered her a ride and she...
    OldViking OldViking 36-40, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    My ex boyfriend rode a bike, a Yamaha. It was great fun riding pillion. It was fast, and easy getting through the traffic.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    "perfections phrase (haiku-type-thingamagig)" my heart thirsts to speak poems shouted from rooftops in the pouring rain my heart longs to run wildly free with a song of loves...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 6

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    I started writing poetry after my big brother died when I was 14 to find a way to express my feelings. But it wasn’t until 2013 when I started to actually publishing my poems on...
    JustPatty JustPatty 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    One of my older poems. I watch you look at me you can see yourself thru me as you step in I wrap myself around you as you get deeper I fit you like a glove Even I can not feel...
    icicle001 icicle001 36-40, M Sep 3

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    It's all I do. My day is consumed my writing poems. Poetry is my language. Just wish I had someone to converse with with.
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    My name is Andrew Maynard and I am 23 years old. I do not exaggerate my experiences. I do not lie or deceive for such an act would be an offense to my lord and savior Jesus. I...
    Dr3wx360 Dr3wx360 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Forever young-Rod Stewart She makes me happy-Rod Stewart Freaky Friday (1976) (G) Freaky Friday (2003) (PG)
    AaronForever91 AaronForever91 22-25, M Sep 10

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    I'm a 17 year old guy and have been raised by a strong Christian mother and pretty much never missed a day of church while growing up. I love my Mom so much and have full respect...
    Qznvh Qznvh 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Has anyone else felt like the family lightning rod? Feeling as though your only existence was to absorb family dysfunction to keep everything together? Any time I tried to add to...
    Starkweather80 Starkweather80 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 28

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    To make fishing tackle and rods, then to catch fish with my hand crafted item is very rewarding.
    mtnflier mtnflier 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    Let me see, I think I wrote this either in 2010 or 2011. The first poem I wrote about a crush Shy Love I don’t know how to say this, The words floating through my mind. I can...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I love art , whether it's just poems, drawings , dance and music that's all I live for really, I could not picture myself doing anything that's not related to art or creative...
    shumirai shumirai 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Wow! It's been so long since I've opened my account. Months or a year. Time flies by so fast.. I can't believe it was 2 years ago since I've joined the Experience Project.. I was...
    FreeMan07 FreeMan07 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I am who I am, as you are who you are: you live in me and I live in you, to and for you I love the necessary clarity of our mutual puzzle I am yours when I overflow the night but I...
    Yakorif Yakorif 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool. -- Abraham Lincoln
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    We are often deceived by the most trusted person and loved by the most unexpected ones. It's LIFE. Some make us cry on the things that we have never done while some ignore all...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F Sep 1

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    "my lovely friend" dazzled by wonderment's true voice hear now the shape and shifting theme of these your lost years call out with a true heart to thouse you wish to behold come...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 2

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    The End of Summer By Rachel Hadas Sweet smell of phlox drifting across the lawn— an early warning of the end of summer. August is fading fast, and by September the...
    chocomochalate chocomochalate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    This is my Gothic poem.. My Vampire, My fanged angel of the night, Bring to me your secret powers, Your eternal life, Bring me your nightly visitations. I bare my blood to...
    ElviraGoth ElviraGoth 16-17, F Sep 4

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    "serenity sails" i was far from bright light bustle far from humanity pressin in on me florida's paradise night neath the summer moon came to dreamin on a pretty girl from my long...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 5

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    Loving someone from afar is like the stars. You can't always see them but they are always there. True love is an anchor that keeps you grounded. Even though we are miles and...
    akmackg akmackg 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    "plays her song on my roof" another rain storm plays her song on my roof singing sweetly of summers end tapping out heartstrings song such a peaceful way the grey looks so...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 7

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    "roses" The night soft filled with the scent of roses filled with the quiet whisper of her dress on her bare skin the room on fire with her eyes the world gone far away outside...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Sep 8

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    I hate it But I love it I never want to think of you again But I want you to hold me tight You don't understand hpw much I care I care so much about you But I don't believe it...
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F Sep 12

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    I've never loved or been in love but, here goes: Once in a lifetime - poem A kiss for a kiss A touch for a touch An ear for an ear A heart for a heart Your vibrant eyes look...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Tell me what you think about my poem please.. I'm 15 and never loved or been in love. Please let me know because I want to turn this into class: Once in a lifetime - poem A kiss...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Sep 13

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    I want to turn this in to class. Ive never been in love or loved someone in that way but, what do you think? Once in a lifetime - poem A kiss for a kiss A touch for a touch An...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Here you go: Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile. Twenty years from now...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    If you could just love me... love me as a human as a soul as a being with all or even a spark of what is within you, I can go in peace.. I can be in peace. If you can just love...
    Sophie119 Sophie119 18-21, F a week ago

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    I met a teenage girl on this site about a year ago. I love her so much, she's like a little sister to me. She's so calm that whenever I talk to her she makes me calm too, and she...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F