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by Alethea
Sat May 03, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 107559

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

The title is a code for how to locate the song on the recording or set list. When a writer is quoted, it is from the body of his/her work.

A poem without a title is still a poem. A title without a poem is NOTHING.
by Alethea
Fri May 02, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 107559

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

Who is it that we are seeking to honor on his 80th birthday? If it is Leonard Cohen, then I suggest that we honor his choice of a line in the body of his work. Leonard Cohen wrote the line as "I came so far for beauty." Each word in the line is important, and he did not choose to omit any of them. W...
by Alethea
Wed Apr 30, 2014 3:16 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday
Replies: 387
Views: 107559

Re: How to celebrate Leonard's 80th birthday

I am delighted to contribute. Please don't leave off the "I" at the beginning of the line of poetry, even though it isn't in the title. Leonard is so meticulous about his writing, and to me the "I" refers not only to the poet and the singer, but also to the reader or listener. It is truly universal,...
by Alethea
Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: News
Topic: close-up photo of leonard
Replies: 13
Views: 4434

Re: close-up photo of leonard

Regarding the color of Leonard's eyes, there is a copy of his first passport, issued on October 29, 1959, in Ira B. Nadel's book, "Various Positions: A Life of Leonard Cohen." The passport states that the color of his eyes is HAZEL. According to the Oxford dictionary, hazel is "a reddish-brown or gr...
by Alethea
Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: Happy Birthday Leonard!!
Replies: 184
Views: 26156

Re: Happy Birthday Leonard!!

Happy Birthday, Mr. Cohen, from a longtime fan who is also in her 80th decade, and lives by your advice,
"Don't dwell on what
has passed away
or what is yet to be."

May your special day and years to come be filled with love.

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