Category Archives: Poetry

Happy Birthday Leonard!

Last Sunday we went to see Leonard Cohen again in the O2 arena in Greenwich. This is the 5th time we have seen him since he started out on his world tour in 2008.

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And now for some poetry….

No sun – no moon! No morn – no noon No dawn – no dusk – no proper time of day No warmth – no cheerfulness, no healthful ease No comfortable feel in any member – No shade, no shine, … Continue reading

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The White Girls Dancing

Charley & Hettie Webb cartwheeling in unison during ‘The Future’ The photo is not mine, but I can’t remember the source. Will update this post if I find it. Photo taken during his visit to Dublin this September.

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There is a crack, a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in

  Leonard live at the National Stadium, Dublin 1988 I WAS THERE! I was only 19, and had spent the previous 4 years being lulled to sleep and indulging in depression with Leonard’s first 3 albums, very typical of teenagers … Continue reading

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