Tag Archives: Leonard Cohen

Federico García Lorca, Little Viennese Waltz

In Vienna there are ten girlsa shoulder on which death sobsand a forest of stuffed doves.There is a fragment of morningin the museum of ice flowers.There is a room with a thousand windows.¡Ay, ay, ay, ay!Take this waltz with its … Continue reading

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Cocoon, ca. 1975

… and then we’d fall asleep, face to face / and tightly embraced on my bed, / to the story of Suzanne … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen’s archetypal place near the river

Here are the lyrics of one of Leonard Cohen’s most well-known songs: Suzanne Suzanne takes you down to her place near the river You can hear the boats go by You can spend the night beside her And you know … Continue reading

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