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by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 9:03 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

Some of that exquisite painting has been cut off on the right. There are only three women visible. It's great to see you here, again 8) . It doesn't appear that prayer is his destination, though I can't offer any other possibilities, either. It seems he would be enjoying the moment, yet his body's ...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

Some of that exquisite painting has been cut off on the right. There are only three women visible. It's great to see you here, again 8) . It doesn't appear that prayer is his destination, though I can't offer any other possibilities, either. It seems he would be enjoying the moment, yet his body's ...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Legacy for Leonard
Replies: 117
Views: 26544

JiminyC wrote:I like it just the way it is Jack, though I guess we will have to arm wrestle over the title. Cheers, keep up the good work.
It was seeing your title that led me to writing it. It does need work though. I guess I can start with the title.

Jack
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Legacy for Leonard
Replies: 117
Views: 26544

The Flower of Truly Meeting A penny for your thoughts I said to her she took it beckoning me to watch where she would place it At the mall in the plexiglass covered reception of charity went my penny and we watched it spiral out of sight She turned to me and she was just as clear Showing me where ev...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 8:56 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

I can't answer your question with any authority without doing further study of both Jack; my appreciation of Bacchus comes mostly from Bertrand Russell and my appreciation of Leonard Cohen in this context comes mostly from DB I just thought it strange that you would be talking about Bacchus mytholo...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:49 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

"Establish your law in this walled place." This is again paradoxical, how is the law meant to enter? In less than a month I will be going on a 10 day silent meditation retreat and I noticed in the information that they sent me that it is structured that the men and women are kept seperate. It seems...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:25 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

Bacchus mythology was of note for its lack of structure but certainly had a great influence on Greek mythology and is prevalent again nowadays more in a metaphorical sense. I think your chap Satyr there is a little reluctant to follow in prayer Jack, but always good to see a bottom or two. BTW Jimm...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:15 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

I think your chap Satyr there is a little reluctant to follow in prayer Jack, but always good to see a bottom or two. Last year while visiting Spain I went to the Dali Museum in Figueres. In the museum there is a reproduction of that painting. What is the important interesting part of experiencing ...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:46 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

Re: Opps

If nine men are needed to step into prayer then the other nine that are needed are probably women. jack Here is a picture of the nine women helping someone step into prayer. Four are in the front and the other five are off in the distance. http://www.mezzo-mondo.com/arts/mm/bouguereau/BOW021.html J...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:34 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

Re: Opps

lazariuk wrote: If nine men are needed to climb into prayer then the other nine that are needed are probably women.
jack
I want to change that to STEP into prayer. I think that climb is the wrong word.

Jack
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:29 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

Re: Opps

I didn't even see your latest postings there DB, the turning of the page with Lizzy's input had led me astray. I.6 Sit down, master, on this rude chair of praises, and rule my nervous heart with your great decrees of freedom. Out of time you have taken me to do my daily task. Out of mist and dust y...
by lazariuk
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:02 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #6-7
Replies: 147
Views: 37864

Yes, thanks. I thought that maybe I should write that I read this thread with great interest if I want it to continue, maybe I should manifest a concrete interest, I thought, be sure people that I'll continue to follow this thread even if this is the only post I post in it. I thought that your post...
by lazariuk
Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:39 pm
Forum: Blue Alert
Topic: Where I first met Blue Alert
Replies: 11
Views: 6814

True... so true... also one of the reasons people in succeeding generations need to know of him, especially as times in the world appear to be getting more and more difficult. ~ Lizzy so true Jack "It is not easy work getting news from poetry yet men die miserable deaths every day from lack of what...
by lazariuk
Fri Dec 15, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: The rich have got their channels in the bedrooms of the poor
Replies: 17
Views: 9773

I may be naive, but I always felt sure that this line you mention was about prostitution, and exploitation of poor people all over the world - maybe in the widest sense of the expression. You make such an excellent point and what you added to the previous post demonstrates that the channels of the ...
by lazariuk
Fri Dec 15, 2006 5:47 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Start Writing Your Letters
Replies: 37
Views: 9607

John.Hannover wrote:Rock and roll hall of fame? Since when is Leonard Cohen rock and roll? (Thank god he isn't.)
When I bought Blue Alert. I found it in the "Easy Listening" section.

Where is the "Easy Listening" hall of fame?

Jack

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