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by darleneg
Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:00 am
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: Daisy Zamore - The Violent Foam
Replies: 0
Views: 914

Daisy Zamore - The Violent Foam

I don't know if you are all familiar with the poet Daisy Zamore, but she is officially one of my favorites. She is actually from Columbia, "where poets are considered saints" and has some great political, humanitarian poetic statements. If you haven't heard of her, check out her book "The Violent Fo...
by darleneg
Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:53 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: I Came So Far for Beauty
Replies: 1
Views: 1374

I Came So Far for Beauty

I really like the lyrics to this song. Simple... but deep... like everything else Cohen. I came so far for beauty left So much behind My patience and my family My masterpiece unsigned I thought I'd be rewarded For such a lonely choice And surely she would answer To such a very hopeless voice I pract...
by darleneg
Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:49 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Journey
Replies: 1
Views: 450


One of my short poems for you to enjoy... or critique. :) Journey vibrating high to low through a tunnel passing over or under dodging the inner ear waits as the soul's ladder intertwining harmony wrapped within melody pivoting inner voices speak of what nothing else can speak recognize transformati...
by darleneg
Sun Dec 07, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Cohen's "You Have the Lovers"
Replies: 9
Views: 18908

Re: Cohen's "You Have the Lovers"

One thing I have seen Leonard do is mentally take himself out of a situation and look at it from the third-person point of view. He does this so naturally and easily that he believes everyone does it. From this point of view, he talks to himself. As I see it, this poem is an example. I totally agre...
by darleneg
Sun Dec 07, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: music techniques
Replies: 0
Views: 576

music techniques

I don't know how many of you are true music junkies... :) But one of the things that I'm learning to love about Cohen's music is his combination of heavy folk style with almost a classical feel. I like that he is able to keep his music simple and complex at the same time, either through supporting t...
by darleneg
Sun Dec 07, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Book of Longing
Topic: hybrid art concept
Replies: 0
Views: 7276

hybrid art concept

The Book of Longing is actually what introduced me to Leonard Cohen, because I follow the newer classical music. It reminds me of a genre that comes in and out of the fine arts scene... hybrid art. this is where there is a combination of art forms, etc. Between the two of these guys, there are some ...

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