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by Diane
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: "Walking In The Wind", a tribute song for Leonard Cohen
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: "Walking In The Wind", a tribute song for Leonard Cohen

That's a beautiful and sincere tribute you made, magnifiedsanctified.

Welcome to the Forum!
by Diane
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Traveling Light, with Leonard
Replies: 3
Views: 2123

Re: Traveling Light, with Leonard

And such too is the grandeur of the dooms We have imagined for the mighty dead; All lovely tales that we have heard or read: An endless fountain of immortal drink, Pouring unto us from the heaven’s brink. The way to 'darker' is to kill hope; our hope for transcendence. And when hope even dies, god ...
by Diane
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: Patrick Kavanagh 21/10/1904-30/11/1968
Replies: 82
Views: 37197

Re: Patrick Kavanagh 21/10/1904-30/11/1968

Great to see you, (and Mr K), L! Wherever life pours ordinary plenty. Won't we be rich, my love and I, and God we shall not ask for reason's payment, The why of heart-breaking strangeness in dreeping hedges Nor analyse God's breath in common statement. We have thrown into the dust-bin the clay-minte...
by Diane
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: 'Angel of Lyon' Tom Russell
Replies: 35
Views: 5970

Re: 'Angel of Lyon' Tom Russell

Hi Kush, good to 'see' you (I haven't 'seen' Steven for a while, so a wave to him, too, if he reads), and ta for the extra stuff on Blue Wing. Mr Russell did mention the story about Little Willie John, and that Johnny Cash had covered the song (I think). Thanks for divesting me of one of my illusion...
by Diane
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: "Cuff" becomes "Cough" Arghh.
Replies: 10
Views: 486

Re: "Cuff" becomes "Cough" Arghh.

A while ago someone pointed out to me a possible reference for the line "your love is some dust in an old man's cuff": Little Gidding, the last of T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets. http://www.columbia.edu/itc/history/winter/w3206/edit/tseliotlittlegidding.html Part II begins, Ash on an old man's sleeve I...
by Diane
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: 'Angel of Lyon' Tom Russell
Replies: 35
Views: 5970

Re: 'Angel of Lyon' Tom Russell

We are having some spectacular sunrises here currently, along with plenty of rain, and The Sky Above, The Mud Below whilst out with my dog earlier reminded me of a fabulous show last week in Cardiff. With humour and panache, Tom did a number of old favourites, including the gems from Blood and Candl...
by Diane
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: Artists similar to Leonard Cohen
Replies: 64
Views: 38273

Re: Artists similar to Leonard Cohen

Jennifer Berezan - In These Arms, A song for all Beings:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzPTHstpJ2I
by Diane
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: 'Angel of Lyon' Tom Russell
Replies: 35
Views: 5970

Re: 'Angel of Lyon' Tom Russell

Thanks to you, Tony, I have tix for tomorrow night:-))
by Diane
Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: R.I.P. Tom Petty
Replies: 2
Views: 712

Re: R.I.P. Tom Petty

Learned to fly. But way too soon. RIP.
by Diane
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: THE FLAME - Leonard's New Collection of Poetry
Replies: 25
Views: 3272

Re: THE FLAME - Leonard's New Collection of Poetry

Marvellous news!
B4real wrote:
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:59 am
... What an aptly named title ...
... Sure it failed my little fire
But it's bright the dying spark ...
by Diane
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: report buxton walking weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 686

Re: report buxton walking weekend

It was a great weekend with wonderful friends full of laughter music poetry walking and even quizzes Perfectly described, Ken! Didn't we have a marvellous time:-)) Huge thanks are due to you and Margaret for arranging the weekend, xx. Those cows were so keen to pose with us. And here is an image fr...
by Diane
Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Bench updates
Replies: 163
Views: 50021

Re: Bench updates

Yes, hats off to all involved. Really good to see this project come to fruition!
by Diane
Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!
Replies: 30
Views: 2210

Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!

Dear Jarkko, Happy Birthday, lots of love x.
by Diane
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 39
Views: 6026

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Ken, you're right of course. The Prince of Yorkshire is far more complex, poetic and funny. Your suggestions sound good to me. I don't know the area, and if nobody else shows up here to bash out a plan, maybe the group is sufficiently small that we can sort our itinerary in the pub on the first nigh...
by Diane
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: You Want It Darker
Topic: The Darker Album and the Songs
Replies: 348
Views: 58280

Re: The Darker Album and the Songs

I would love to be able to read Cruz, and other Spanish Poets in their native tongue, but I can't. Me too! I'm Your Fan, Ursula, Mat --I will enjoy reflecting upon the Cruz you've copied/added notes and music links to here. Gracias. I don't think anyone has found a direct reference to the line, if ...

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