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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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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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 Sep 21

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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 Sep 21

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    I am not depressed I can still smile at pretty things. And laugh when jokes are funny. I can still talk to people. And enjoy nice days. But when I go inside, When I am alone...
    MarissaSimmonds MarissaSimmonds 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    there was a new voice which you slowly recognized as your own, that kept you company as you strode deeper and deeper into the world, determined to do the only thing you could do...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Casanova Your words so suave, your kisses the sweet taste of Wine... Intoxicates our hearts, our souls, and our minds... Love you we must for we your puppets strung at play. We...
    MrsStClaire MrsStClaire 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy
    FromTheWindow FromTheWindow 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Hot Legs - Rod Stewart
    FromTheWindow FromTheWindow 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    How Poems are Made by Alice Walker Letting go in order to hold on I gradually understand how poems are made. There is a place the fear must go. There is a place the choice must...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A woman goes into Wal-Mart to buy a rod and reel She doesn't know which one to get so she just grabs one and goes over to the register. There is a Wal-Mart "associate" standing...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M 3 Responses 5 days 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 Sep 17

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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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    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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    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 Sep 19

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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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    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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    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 Sep 16

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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 Sep 17

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    "make my heart sparkle" soft now please step careful round my heart soft now with all these shouts of joy.... know how easy to get carried away but lets not get too far ahead lets...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 20

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    Whether it is dealing with the death of a loved one, divorce or any other loss that may occur this poem has always spoke volumes to me. For some reason (possibly just because I can...
    Naivegirl0963 Naivegirl0963 26-30, F Sep 21

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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 a week ago

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    I just love reading other poets work. The words are so powerful and lovely
    cocoastrawberry cocoastrawberry 18-21, F 6 days ago