The poem gave me chills.
Events of the day snatched my attention away from unhealthy dwelling on election post-mortem discussions.
I woke up early to do some reading (I generally go to bed around 9-ish, then get up around 2-ish to do a couple hours of reading, then back to bed until sunrise) and discovered that Leonard Cohen had passed away. I have been a huge Leonard Cohen fan for many years, but it all started with the Roberta Flack covers of Suzanne and That’s No Way to Say Goodbye. From there, I was a die-hard Cohen fan. Never saw him in concert, though.
I came to appreciate Cohen as a poet, as a poet would appreciate another poet and his poetry. There is a lot to say, a lot of poetry to sample, but I’ve already posted a bunch to Facebook and Twitter today, so I’ll spare you, dear blog reader. Meanwhile, here…
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