Everything changes as you get older. I never met a woman until I was 65. Instead, I saw all kinds of miracles in front of me … [I] always appreciated what they could do for me … [but saw them through my own] urgent needs and desires. Once that started to dissolve, I began to see the woman standing there.
And I was the one standing there when that idea occurred to him.
Cohen’s Age Of Reason by Christine Langlois (Zoomer: Sept 6, 2006)
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Sept 18, 2015.