A good title bears recycling

Debate on Leonard Cohen's poetry (and novels), both published and unpublished. Song lyrics may also be discussed here.
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david birkett
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A good title bears recycling

Postby david birkett » Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:57 am

The Ogre does what ogres can,
Deeds quite impossible for Man,
But one prize is beyond his reach:
The Ogre cannot master speech.
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Re: A good title bears recycling

Postby blonde madonna » Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:15 am

Thank you for spotting this David.

It seems that Nikiforuk takes his title from Buckminster Fuller and Leonard Cohen (maybe). I have heard of Buckminster Fuller but knew nothing of his philosophy/theory on energy. I will look again at my dog eared copy of Cohen's poems with a new perspective.

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