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by MarioJoel
Tue Jul 25, 2006 11:59 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Famous Blue Raincoat in Cuba
Replies: 7
Views: 2388

famous blue raincoat and Cuba

Lizzy, You're quite close. No, infidelity is not prohibited, in fact it happens more here than anywhere I can think of. However is a very impacting social topic. OK, as much as I'd love to challenge your mind only to make it work, I'd feel bad if I get to frustrate you. ANY MAN IN CUBA WOULD GIVE AN...
by MarioJoel
Tue Jul 25, 2006 3:17 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Needy, so much needy am I
Replies: 16
Views: 8574

Dear Lizzy

Hello Lizzy, Back again, I have been very lucky with my internet today (very limited in Cuba) so I am ready to keep on going. Well, right now I am going to the beach 30 miles away from my house. I am 36 years old, born March 5th 1970. Please, do not think of Guantánamo as The GTmo US naval base, alt...
by MarioJoel
Tue Jul 25, 2006 2:44 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Needy, so much needy am I
Replies: 16
Views: 8574

Not even one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hello Tom, Believe it or not, there's not any single book of Cohen sold in Cuba. He is totally unknown here except to a limited group of people. Cuba is a hard to understand place, Tom, hard to explain in a message. I know they all have been translated already, saw it on the net. I also know that th...
by MarioJoel
Tue Jul 25, 2006 1:25 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Famous Blue Raincoat in Cuba
Replies: 7
Views: 2388

Famous Blue Raincoat in Cuba

Ever since I encountered L.C I took it to my group of friends at the Patio Boti (The house of late Regino E. Boti. Cuban most important poet from the beginning of the XX century and one of the most important of all times. I work at his archives) I set to the task of translating all the songs so they...
by MarioJoel
Tue Jul 25, 2006 12:39 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Needy, so much needy am I
Replies: 16
Views: 8574

On how I came across Leonard Cohen's work

Dear Lizzy, It happened one of those Magical Nights (the end December 2000). I was at home like midnight and someone knocked on my door. It was one of my closest friends from. His name's Andrés, he was staying in town for the night (He lives in Baracoa, another municipality) and came home to say hel...
by MarioJoel
Mon Jul 24, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Needy, so much needy am I
Replies: 16
Views: 8574

THANKS A MILLION

I feel nothing but respect and admiration for Mr. Cohen's work. I should not feel less for any of his messengers. Thanks is is simple but still beautiful work.
You Massa, have done something great for me.
by MarioJoel
Mon Jul 24, 2006 12:40 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Needy, so much needy am I
Replies: 16
Views: 8574

Needy, so much needy am I

Hello, I am new here. I love and have most of L.C's poetry and songs. I haven't read any of his book, though. The reason is I am from Guantánamo, Cuba and that makes it almost impossible to buy anything from abroad. Would anyone tell me a way to get a digital copy of Beautiful Losers? I am crazy abo...

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