Happy Birthday, Leonard!

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MarianneH
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by MarianneH » Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:14 am

To Dear Leonard, for 40 years my friend and saviour many times, although we have never met.
Seeing you in concert recently, twice, was a dream come true and every word meant something special, your music taking me to a better place every time.
I wish you a very happy birthday with many more.
With Love, MarianneH xxx
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by ChrisRosW » Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:26 am

Congratulations on your 80th birthday. I wish you love, peace, health and happiness now and always.
Chris xxx
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Rabarba » Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:46 am

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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by sturgess66 » Sun Sep 21, 2014 2:17 am

Dear Leonard – Happy 80th Birthday to you and all best wishes for good health. love and happiness going forward.
“If you’re ever back this way,” I hope you will stop off again in Philadelphia and sing for us.
We’ve left the light on for you …
~ Linda
p.s. Thank you for all the wonderful songs on your new album.
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by maphoner » Sun Sep 21, 2014 2:19 am

Happy birthday!

Thanks for everything. :) :) :)

Tom
of course you say you can't complain
HelenMc
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by HelenMc » Sun Sep 21, 2014 2:51 am

Happy birthday Leonard

Enjoy your celebrations - and your cigarette of course, if you do have one :)

Thank you once again for the music over the years.

Helen
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Gentle Reader » Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:37 am

Happy 80th birthday, Leonard. :D :D :D.

May you enjoy your day to the fullest and may many more birthdays come your way.
Thanks for your generosity in sharing your music and words with the world.
I am so thankful for all you have done and all you continue to do.
The new album is amazing and has an element of surprise. Love it. Love you!

Linda Fish
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by uncleerwinone » Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:44 am

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Dear Leonard,

Happy Birthday and thank you for the companionship your word and song provided me during 40 years of my life. It feels to me like we are growing old together. When I mentioned this to Esther, your sister responded with a big laugh: “What fans will come up with!”

Ruth
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by frannyfoto » Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:13 am

Happy Birthday, Leonard. Didn't want to wait till tomorrow. Although I'll probably post again on THE DAY.
I am so thrilled that you are alive on this earth and creating words and music. I love Popular Problems. The songs are just for me.
When you are gone from this earth your creations will live on in me, and when I am gone they will travel with me.
Love
Fran Kapp
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by lightning » Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:17 am

To a Poet Living Long:

Happy Birthday Leonard Cohen
Long persists your dulcet tone
Your genes were good
Your karma right
So you don't have to say "Good Night"
Unless the climate wipes us out
You'll still be with us, have no doubt
Should Armageddon blow its horn
We'll hear you singing on that morn.
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Josie & Bruce » Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:21 am

Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen!!
The breadth, the depth, the monumental repertoire.
The exquisite use of language.
Yours forever,
Josie & Bruce
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by anny » Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:37 am

Popular Problems - headphone - nag champa and......a cigarette
my oh my oooooh my you got me singing...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY dear Leonard !

thank you ! x

anny
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by silvergreen » Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:42 am

What to say to such a great person for such a great event?!...
I don't think words are good enough.
I'll just speak the language of my soul to tell him this:
Thank you, Leonard, for always being a part of my inner secret life, thank you for being there for me, thank you for writing all those lyrics and all that music just for me, only for me, thank you for knowing me so well!
Happy birthday and many happy returns of this blessed day, Leonard Cohen!


I FEEL
Elena Vladescu – October 6, 2006

I feel at night, when holding you, that i'm your rhyme,
I sense inside my tearful soul my love's a crime,
I feel at dawn when waking up my sun would shine
If I found your shape on the pillow, next to mine.

I feel at night when making love a border line
which separates us with an unmerciful amount of time,
I feel at dawn when waking up in your embrace
we have a terrible amount of love to face.

I feel at night when kissing you on your dark eyes
a gentle shiver shaking through my naked thighs,
I feel at dawn when waking up in love's sweet sighs
we could from our deepest feelings to arise.

I feel you could be mine, my love divine -
just drink a glass of wine, and take your time...
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Waiting for the miracle to come...
andreakober
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by andreakober » Sun Sep 21, 2014 5:52 am

Mazel Tov!

May you have a peaceful birthday, Leonard

Please don't take up smoking again...

Best wishes,
Andrea





Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
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Re: Happy Birthday, Leonard!

Post by Vlastik » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:18 am

Dear Leonard,

Thank you for all those years we had to endure with you (and you with us) and let's hope this happy union will continue for long, long time.

Happy birthday and thank you for your words and music!

Vlasta
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