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by LY24
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Leonard Cohen--Elegy
Replies: 2
Views: 4593

Re: Leonard Cohen--Elegy

I know this poem seems to imply that man is Orpheus.
by LY24
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: News
Topic: New unauthorized CD: LC - The Eternal Classic
Replies: 9
Views: 1411

Re: New CD: LC - The Eternal Classic

jarkko :

This Album may be HK(Hong Kong) version. :)
by LY24
Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Simple Kindness
Replies: 7
Views: 4490

Re: Simple Kindness

Thanks everyone ! Especially MarieJolie :D I like your interpretation. This song had puzzled me for some years,but I really like this song,When the winter is coming I would miss this song,because this song with me a lot of personal experience. Every time he sing here,I was touched completely! I said...
by LY24
Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: News
Topic: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART
Replies: 94
Views: 29517

Re: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART

Thanks daka and jarkko!Help me to understand correctly. :D say uncle(or cry uncler) : To indicate a willingness to give up a fight or surrender: for example: Members of the gang held him down until at last he cried uncle. I remember the use of the Chinese to said give up:“我服了”(wo fu le). When you we...
by LY24
Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: News
Topic: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART
Replies: 94
Views: 29517

Re: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART

I have read the poem many many times and tried to translate it into Italian. There is one thing I'd like to understand: You say Uncle, then it's simple What happens to the heart This Uncle , is he a member of Leonard's family, or is this some kind of saying either in the English language or in Nort...
by LY24
Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: News
Topic: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART
Replies: 94
Views: 29517

Re: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART

pironi wrote:For me this is more than a poem - it's a honest account of everything he has experienced in the past. Anybody feels the same?
Pietro.
I quite agree with you! :)
by LY24
Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: News
Topic: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART
Replies: 94
Views: 29517

Re: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART

hello!mat james.

I really like your brief interpretation!thanks! :)
by LY24
Mon Sep 26, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART
Replies: 94
Views: 29517

Re: FROM LEONARD: HAPPENS TO THE HEART

HAPPENS TO THE HEART ——Leonard Cohen 心所经历的一切 译:刘皓 I was always working steady But I never called it art I was funding my depression Meeting Jesus reading Marx Sure it failed my little fire But it's bright the dying spark Go tell the young messiah What happens to the heart 我一直保持努力创作 可我从不将它称为艺术 我总是助长自...
by LY24
Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Keep your sadness close to you,
Replies: 15
Views: 1919

Re: Keep your sadness close to you,

Cate,You wrote this poem? :D
by LY24
Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》
Replies: 15
Views: 2809

Re: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》

hey Jean Fournell! :) I had a long time to slowly translation which the message of you given. I like you shared yourself story about your journey.It must be a very good experience :D first let me talk about the poem.The first quatrain of the verse showed a pity about "the consecrated fles".He was in...
by LY24
Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》
Replies: 15
Views: 2809

Re: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》

THANKS Cate ! :D I have just finished translating the information you provided me.now I am much clear. Here I share for Jean Fournell :) BY Dr. Natalia Vesselova “Beside the Shepherd” starts with a biblical allusion, a reference to the Book of Isaiah: “Beside the shepherd dreams the beast / Of layin...
by LY24
Fri Feb 26, 2016 6:07 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》
Replies: 15
Views: 2809

Re: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》

Jean Fournell: I am very ashamed for my understanding,And my broken English. Everyone lost in life,But not by a man in order to find the answer. 'they must follow their own path' is right!I just want to explore the internal essence,For example what influence him,I admire the friendship between he an...
by LY24
Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》
Replies: 15
Views: 2809

Re: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》

Jean Fournell: Thank you again!You let me realize a very important information why did he go to study different religions.you said:in order to learn their mechanisms and how to avoid being trapped. it is very insightful! I have always been curious about What is in his heart to let him upset. This bo...
by LY24
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》
Replies: 15
Views: 2809

Re: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》

I have to say, these explain completely overturned my understanding. The bull in Kuòān Shīyuǎn's 《Ten Bulls》represents the everyone all have Buddha mind,A process of enlightenment.《Ballad Of The Absent Mare》,this song is imitating it. What's Cohen's motive in this?to write this poem.Maybe this is on...
by LY24
Sun Feb 21, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》
Replies: 15
Views: 2809

Re: About《BESIDE THE SHEPHERD》

Jean Fournell: I translate all your messages to understand what you mean. You always mention the use of the corresponding——“versus ”,I have many don't understand what you said,as you said:the singing reed: a flute, versus the youth's penis;and as you said “waking up his wife: it as an erection.” I c...

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