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by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: from marianne's photo album
Replies: 9
Views: 1052

Re: from marianne's photo album

Beautiful photo. I am not clear though - which one is which? leonard is the one with the rhett butler moustache, flasher raincoat and drainpipe trousers. marianne is the one with knee-length boots, roy orbison glasses, bag in right hand, and who only fastens her coat with the top white button becau...
by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: from marianne's photo album
Replies: 9
Views: 1052

Re: from marianne's photo album

Cate wrote:
Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:15 pm
what a good looking couple!
Leonard looks like he should be heading off to work at an advertising agency.
right, and it looks like it's the same raincoat he wears years later on that symmetrical CD cover where he's walking over a bridge - ha ha ha!!!
by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: The Infinite Haiku
Replies: 1415
Views: 105781

Re: The Infinite Haiku

Cate wrote: >I thought this game was banned. nah, unfortunately not - despite my efforts. solongleonard wrote: >jigtrghbtrhyethjiytokjuhokyrkjkyookjuyjmuymjjumujmujy Cate added: >so long this is not a haiku, your middle is too too long. it depends on the pronunciation. are you sure it has not seven ...
by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Nebula
Replies: 43
Views: 3363

Re: Nebula

While we are on the topic of talent, let's not forget to mention our other fellow forum member, Geoffrey, who produces a remarkable portrait of Leonard Cohen every time he spills something or burns his toast. on a good day i can perhaps sketch a little, but sadly lack your enviable writing precisio...
by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: from marianne's photo album
Replies: 9
Views: 1052

from marianne's photo album

an old picture of leonard and marianne appeared some time ago on this website:
http://cohencentric.com/2016/07/30/hear ... -together/

here is a slightly clearer and more complete copy of the same picture :-)
leo & mar.jpg
by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Holding It Together
Replies: 79
Views: 5187

Re: Holding It Together. however

only beatrix potter could have put a word like 'soporific' in a children's story!
by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Holding It Together
Replies: 79
Views: 5187

Re: Holding It Together. however

However determined your unhealthy, completely stuck yet understandable, long distance masochistic attraction be to that notorious non-killer, Amanda, . . . it was an intriguing case, though i feel you have little evidence to support any claim that my interest is unhealthy. like many people i read a...
by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Holding It Together
Replies: 79
Views: 5187

Re: Holding It Together

Glad you all enjoyed it. this area of the forum is by far the most active, the most popular, creative and intellectual of all sections - even though no morsel of praise makes a journey to these quarters. our undiluted witty and imaginative contributions seem to inhabit the webmaster's blind spot. f...
by Geoffrey
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: geoffrey burns the toast
Replies: 9
Views: 870

Re: geoffrey burns the toast

ha ha ha - love you guys! :-)
a mr kaminski claims credit, but oscar wilde said something like 'plagiarism is the purest compliment' - so who knows.
i have seen my work signed by others. apparently no honour amongst thieves ;-)
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by Geoffrey
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Holding It Together
Replies: 79
Views: 5187

Re: Holding It Together

Did anybody actually listen to that beautiful bit of Schubert's Piano Trio that I posted on the previous page? It is very lovely, and I find that sort of music to be a very enriching way to spend a few minutes of one's time. it was indeed beautiful, and i beg forgiveness for not saying so at the ti...
by Geoffrey
Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Holding It Together
Replies: 79
Views: 5187

Re: Holding It Together

what a great relief not to attend to appearance and actually devote time to the other type of reflection. could people finally make time to think of their departed loved one, and contemplate Life for just a little while. when relatives or friends started talking about business one evening at my mot...
by Geoffrey
Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:35 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Holding It Together
Replies: 79
Views: 5187

Re: Holding It Together

MaryB wrote:
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:29 pm
Geoffrey,

Maybe this will answer your question www.chabad.org › Learning & Values › Questions & Answers › Life & Death

Best regards,
Mary
thank you mary. yes it did :-)
by Geoffrey
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Holding It Together
Replies: 79
Views: 5187

Re: Holding It Together

why sit for seven days with mirrors covered? http://rainbow.chard.org/2012/09/26/fragments-of-a-short-and-tragic-life/ it says "after the funeral, jane and her children returned to their empty apartment and sat shiva for seven days: mirrors were covered and comforts were forbidden." do you think le...
by Geoffrey
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: ever wondered?
Replies: 10
Views: 1077

Re: ever wondered?

hello again my dear. it is flattering to know that someone remembers the coffee picture. using such a medium one must work either on card or heavy paper instead of canvas, and the liquid soaks into it immediately it is kissed by the brush. therefore no room for errors if perfection is the goal. yet,...

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