Leonard Cohen's poetic influences

Debate on Leonard Cohen's poetry (and novels), both published and unpublished. Song lyrics may also be discussed here.
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Leonard Cohen's poetic influences

Post by MarioJoel » Wed Dec 24, 2008 12:56 am

I have always been curious about Leonard Cohen hispanic influences. It's obvious that F. G. Lorca was huge for him. However, in one of his poems, he mentions having encountered the work of another titan, probably Spanish Language greatest poet: Cesar Vallejo (March 16, 1892 – April 15, 1938).
Has anyone ever heard or read something else about L C's take on this poet?

Mario Joel
I am Cuban
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