Kris Kristofferson Chooses His Epitaph From Leonard Cohen’s Bird On The Wire

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‘Like a bird on a wire,
Like a drunk in some midnight choir,
I have tried in my way to be free’

…. That’s my epitaph

 

Kris Kristofferson

 

From Take This Waltz: A Celebration of Leonard Cohen, Edited by Michael Fournier and Ken Norris (The Muses Company, Quebec, Canada: 1994). Photo by Ron Baker (Kingsnake) – Cropped from the original, SXSW 2006 – Kris Kristofferson – Austin Music Awards, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikipedia

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 Nov 8, 2008 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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