Sunday, November 13

The Words and Work of Leonard Cohen

"For those who were thinking 2016 couldn’t get any worse, it just did. Last night, Leonard Cohen, beloved poet, songwriter, musician and novelist, died at 82, less than a month after the release of his new album You Want it Darker. While he’ll go down in history as one of our greatest songwriters and performers, Cohen began his career in the arts as a poet, something unlikely to shock anyone who has listened to his music. To celebrate his life and work, read some of his poems or, since poetry is meant to be heard, listen to a few recitations given by the man himself. ..."
Literary Hub (Video)

2008 September: Leonard Cohen, 2009 November: Ladies and Gentlemen... Mr. Leonard Cohen, 2011 June: I'm Your Man, 2012 May: Old Ideas, 2013 February: "Dance Me To The End of Love"