Leonard Cohen, requiescat in pace

His voice lives, listen to it.

Dover Beach

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Leonard Cohen, the singer, songwriter, poet, died yesterday. May his soul with the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace.  This below is an excerpt from an article in LifeSiteNews.

“Leonard Cohen, the 82-year-old poet, novelist, and songwriter born in Quebec and a wanderer ever since then, has long fascinated those who have attempted to categorize him. His religious journey has zig-zagged from West to East and left him with the vague mysticism favored by many of the artists of his generation. He’s never gone truly mainstream because he’s not a rock star, although he did dabble in drug culture. His treatment of religion and sexuality has always been troublesome, as he seems to simultaneously treat sexual intimacy as something sacred while excusing himself for his own “love them and leave them” approach. But where Leonard Cohen is truly fascinating is the social commentary woven through his poems, especially…

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