“It is painful to recall a past intensity, to estimate your distance from the Belsen heap, to make your peace with numbers. Just to get up each morning is to make a kind of peace.” Leonard Cohen On The Holocaust

From Lines From My Grandfather’s Journal by Leonard Cohen. Published in The Spice Box of Earth (1961). Graphic is the back cover of The Spice Box Of Earth by Leonard Cohen (1973).

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 March 20, 2009 at DrHGuy.com.

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