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I Love Rod Mckuen Poems

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I recently saw him for the first time in Zlas Vegas. I love the guy even more now .. Great show !!
    LibbyLee LibbyLee 56-60, T 1 Response Mar 4

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    Not in any particular order but here we go 1. thinking out loud- Ed sheeran 2. Pocket full of dreams- hedley 3. Heaven in our headlights- hedley 4. Our song- ron pope 5. Your song...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    As most of you gurls know I worked in my younger years as a shampoogirl in Miss Judy's beauty parlour. A job I loved and miss very much. Well to start this story on most Saturdays...
    shampoogirl2 shampoogirl2 41-45, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    People all say that I have sad poems. That I sound so sad and in pain and depressed when I write my poems.. But how am I supposed to write a happy one when I don't even know where...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 Mar 10

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    I have written poems since I was a teenager but had a long break from writing them. When I have been in hospital the intense emotions I was feeling allowed me to express myself...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I have been blessed abundantly in the natural and special gifts God has given me. I have been blessed to be able to write and not ever experience writer's block or have to pause...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Trees I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 15

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    Love Inspirational Poems And Quotes
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Some kinds of poetry are like Thai fruit carving displays for me. It's gorgeous, but I can't eat it. I appreciate it, but don't necessarily understand it. This is a poem that I...
    AlDhari AlDhari 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'd like to take this moment to share one of my favorite poems. "Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've...
    joseiGuess joseiGuess 18-21, M a week ago

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    "She Don't Love You" She don't love you, she's just lonely She wasn't once upon a time She used to dance when the band played She used to be the trustin' kind She's no stranger...
    soulfullife soulfullife 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Most of the longer poems I post here (there are about forty or so, I think), start in one place and end up a long way off in another place. That's because they're unplanned...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Hot Rod (2007) Rod Kimble: I needed to think about last night. So I galloped into a wooded glen, and after punch-dancing out my rage and suffering an extremely long and very...
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M Mar 16

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    Tonight I'm going to start deleting poems, rhymes and limericks I have posted that I now find pointless. I'll leave anything with hearts or responses for the time being, but there...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 20

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    CHARACTERS these poems are fiction to me; my life's not as bad as you see. some experience shows, otherwise, who knows? it gives me the space to be free. characters often use the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    I am Hispanic, female, 49 years old. On September 2012 started with progressive serious problems in my health. Weakness on my extremities, drastic loss of weight , foot drop...
    Matty65 Matty65 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I usually run in the dark but due to injury I am back to road biking for a while. For all the wildlife experts Id like to report a wildlife count of 5 rabbits (which remained...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 8

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    Rode The Bus To School..................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Rode a Wooden Roller Coaster
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M Mar 21

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    rode on a short bus as a kid
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Stop letting people who don't love you change the definition of love for you.. Don't be mad at love. Be disappointed in the person who is giving you or gave you a false definition...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Excerpts from "Flower of Love" by Oscar Wilde Sweet, I blame you not, for mine the fault was, had I not been made of common clay I had climbed the higher heights unclimbed yet...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have tons of romantic poems. I have shared some of them on blogs on another EP account I keep activated. I'll put them here. I wrote one romantic poem about the first man I fell...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    This is a poem about moving on.. (And all the a's in the random places are actually where I typed apostrophes, but EP messed it up) I know I'm not alone when you are here I can...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Eh, it's called Phoenix. It's alright Phoenix I'll rise from the ashes To a new horizon The light you never thought you'd see Yet here I am Standing strong Standing brave...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Amazing artist. I love all her music and songs. Lesson Lesson and Brand New Me are exquisite. Music always makes me feel calm and serene. Uplifted. Brand New Day, great upbeat...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Mar 3

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    A wise woman knows the importance of speaking life into her man... If you love him... Believe in him... Encourage him and be his peace... Denzel Washington
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I am from homemade meals From great value and Kroger brand I am from the sweet sunflowers and Pomegranate scentsies I am from the fake grass The oak trees Whose long gone limbs I...
    miiaa247 miiaa247 13-15, F Mar 5

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    take someone who doesn't keep score, who's not looking to be richer, or afraid of losing, who has not the slightest interest even in his own personality: he's free _RUMI (i love...
    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M Mar 6

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    Appreciate those moments of true calm, enjoyment and tranquility and inner love. Enjoy the now, always and work to be your best you always. Smile, be kind, & enjoy :)
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Mar 6

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    "Let it suffice thee that thou know'st Us happy and without love no happiness. Whatever pure thou in the body enjoy'st (And pure thou wert created) we enjoy In eminence and...
    niceguy222 niceguy222 70+, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I have no idea why I write poems. Is it just to prove to myself that I am doing something productive all along? Or is it just to compare myself with my poet best friend? Show...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F Mar 8

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    DO IT RIGHT: A Rockabilly Song here I am honey, now what do you say? I need a new friend and I need her today. I'll treat you right, I won't run around; I'll buy you flowers, take...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 8

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    COMING BACK UP don't tell me that you'll never love again, or made your mind up, finally swore off men. too many absolutes; there must be some substitutes for dealing better with...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 8

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    Love is rare, Life is strange, Nothing last, people change.
    InaamHaq InaamHaq 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8

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