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by Geoffrey
Mon Jul 24, 2006 10:40 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: another interesting photo
Replies: 44
Views: 11443

I wrote: >ok, i look when i come home I'm so sorry, Dem. I can't do it. I can't even read it. Please forgive me this time, and all times. I just want to quietly leave because everything is so heavy. I am no good. I have no talent. There is no reason for me to stay anywhere. People can be pretty awfu...
by Geoffrey
Mon Jul 24, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: another interesting photo
Replies: 44
Views: 11443

Dem wrote:
>The article is here . . .

ok, i look when i come home
by Geoffrey
Sun Jul 23, 2006 10:26 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: another interesting photo
Replies: 44
Views: 11443

Dem wrote: >Now. what about that translation of the article about Marianne? Hei Dem. May I look at it and see if there's anything interesting there? Is it online? I did translate one a while ago but permission to post it could not be obtained. Perhaps I could just read through it and maybe tell you ...
by Geoffrey
Sun Jul 23, 2006 7:47 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: another interesting photo
Replies: 44
Views: 11443

Red Poppy asked: >Why aren't you popular Geoffrey? Pray tell. Well, maybe I am popular. It's just that I’ve got a feeling, a feeling deep inside, oh yeah. Like myself, Jarkko's a decent enough man, but people can perceive things differently, and that often breaks one's heart. Catholics like a deceas...
by Geoffrey
Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: another interesting photo
Replies: 44
Views: 11443

Bobbie wrote: >That wreath of flowers, Norwegian concert... must have been around midsommar Yes, Leonard is wearing a midsommarkrans (midsummer wreath). I am no expert on Norwegian culture, but believe it is worn mostly by children on midsummer's eve (or 'Sankthans' - the longest day of the year) du...
by Geoffrey
Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: another interesting photo
Replies: 44
Views: 11443

lizzytysh wrote: >I don't know why this is not in broader circulation! Give that man some flowers!!! What an Incredible smile, eh!?! No ~ let's make that a laugh! I LOVE this photo. Thanks for the gift!! It truly is... > >I wonder where it was and what was the occasion. It really was 'lost' in a lib...
by Geoffrey
Tue Jul 18, 2006 9:00 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: another interesting photo
Replies: 44
Views: 11443

lizzytysh wrote:
>I would love to see this photo, Geoffrey.


It's on its way. Hope you like it.
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by Geoffrey
Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: another interesting photo
Replies: 44
Views: 11443

another interesting photo

I have an old black and white picture of Leonard in concert. He is standing at a microphone with a Gibson guitar. He isn't playing, just holding it. Not a terribly clear image and I don't know the identity of the photographer. Leonard is laughing, he is happy - and the atmosphere is good. All in all...
by Geoffrey
Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:04 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: diction
Replies: 72
Views: 24046

Diane wrote: >Just in case you thought I was being unfriendly: I was simply offering a different perspective in a tongue-in-cheek kind of way. As you do this, I did not think you would interpret me as being unfriendly. Hello Diane - Your offer was welcome, as are you. The last time I interpreted any...
by Geoffrey
Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:01 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: fly
Replies: 3
Views: 955

lizzytysh wrote: >I enjoyed reading this exercise in intruder control... and the extension to science and astronomy... sorta like how Einstein came by his theories. It's good to see that Suki is seemingly doing well, too. Thank you, Lizzy. Do you know Leonard's poem called 'One'? Well, I will print ...
by Geoffrey
Mon Jul 10, 2006 1:46 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: fly
Replies: 3
Views: 955

fly

as I was spring-cleaning this morning I saw a fly land on suki's plate. it then extended its proboscis trunk and started to suck up tiny particles of food. i pointed the nozzle of my vacuum cleaner at the insect and watched it disappear into the tube. maybe those astronomers are onto something - tha...
by Geoffrey
Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: diction
Replies: 72
Views: 24046

Fljotsdale wrote:
>We notice in passing, correct, and don't notice what we have done.


I don't quite understand this. What is the difference between my brain and Tim's brain, and which of the two is the nicest one to have?
by Geoffrey
Wed Jul 05, 2006 8:35 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: diction
Replies: 72
Views: 24046

Fljotsdale wrote: >Tell the buggers in the chat room that they are nit-picking at genius, and that when they have Cohen's musical stature, but without any fault at all, THEN they MAY have a right to criticise. Hello - What struck me was the speed with which the response came. I had mentioned the way...
by Geoffrey
Mon Jul 03, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: coming back to you?
Replies: 14
Views: 3986

hydriot wrote: >The sign we use today for infinity is a simplified version of a serpent eating its tail, a very old symbol expressing the cyclical nature of life, and this is surely the image LC had in mind. Linda Lakeside answered: >The way Leonard uses the serpent eating its tail in Last Years' Ma...
by Geoffrey
Mon Jul 03, 2006 8:51 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: diction
Replies: 72
Views: 24046

Kevin W.M.LastYearsMan wrote: >I'm of the opinion that someone who makes sterotypical statements about an entire genre of American music is . . . ignorant A genre is, by definition, a particular style. In other words while it might be folly to make a sweeping statement about American music as a whol...

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