Your Favorite Leonard Cohen Line

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Postby lizzytysh » Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:42 pm

Hi Linda ~

What Jarkko was attempting to do was move the whole of the posting, so that it appeared, as is, in its original state. What I did was just copy-and-paste the content of the posting, including its date and time, so it'll be properly placed amongst the others, but it still butchers it.

~ Lizzy
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Postby Boss » Fri Sep 02, 2005 11:13 am

My thoughts are with CT (page 5). Losing a loved one is painful - cancer is so all consuming (words fail me). We played Schindler's List to and from my my brother's bedside. He often listened to Simon and Garfunkel's greatest hits. Take care CT.

The Cohen lines that have been thumping through my soul for nearly 13 years are these:

"You don't know me from the wind
You never will, you never did
I'm the little jew
who wrote the bible
I've seen the nations rise and fall
I've heard their stories, heard them all
but love's the only engine of survival

Your servant here, he has been told
to say it clear, to say it cold
'It's over. It ain't going any further'
And now the wheels of heaven stop
you feel the devil's riding crop
Get ready for the future
it is murder"

To our future
In separateness
In togetherness

Boss
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Postby linda_lakeside » Fri Sep 02, 2005 1:13 pm

Hi Lizzy ~

Oh, yes. I realize what Jarkko was trying to do. My remark to you was just a thought wandering into another area. I was (in my mind's eye) seeing this board with posts lying about willy-nilly and what a mess it would be. I was taught be an expert on the copy and paste routine, you know? Anytime, if you have trouble with copy and paste, just ask me. I'll fill you in. :wink: :D

Linda.
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Postby quiet » Tue Sep 27, 2005 8:17 pm

And even though
It all went wrong
I'll stand before the Lord of Song
With nothing on my tongue but Hallelujah
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Postby Shane » Wed Sep 28, 2005 11:48 am

September_Cohen wrote:"there is a crack in everything
that's how the light gets in"
ditto
never could stand that dog...
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Postby Patyou » Wed Sep 28, 2005 3:06 pm

I agree so much that i took these lines for my signature a few months ago
Patyou
There is a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in
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Postby mdidier » Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:31 am

September_Cohen wrote:"there is a crack in everything
that's how the light gets in"
ditto...
Life is the final riddle, we all give up on it eventually...
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Postby linda_lakeside » Sun Oct 02, 2005 5:40 pm

Marcel!

I was so happy to see your green hair and your usual, smiling face that I just had to post a hello. I've already left enough Cohen lines.

Until next time,
Linda.
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Postby quiet » Thu Oct 20, 2005 12:59 am

But I'm stubborn as those garbage bags that Time cannot decay
It's my .sig!
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Postby Boss » Thu Oct 20, 2005 7:08 am

I'm junk but I'm still holding up this little wild bouquet; Democracy is coming to the U.S.A
Just had to complete it,

In peace

Boss
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Postby Linda » Fri Oct 21, 2005 11:38 pm

"Sail on, Sail on" I love the way he sings that on Leonard Cohen More of the Best in that deep sexy sorta raspy voice.

I am sure I said that before on here, more than once possibly
Linda
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Postby Shane » Sat Oct 22, 2005 2:17 pm

Another one:

Thanks for the trouble you took from her eyes,
I thought it was there for good
So I never tried.
never could stand that dog...
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Postby Ali » Sat Oct 22, 2005 2:26 pm

And from the same song
Well I see you there with the rose in your teeth, one more thin gypsy thief
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Postby Shane » Sat Oct 22, 2005 2:34 pm

That might be the finest song he'd ever written.
never could stand that dog...
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Postby Ali » Sat Oct 22, 2005 2:38 pm

Shane maybe we should just cut and paste in the whole song :lol: I agree though :)

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