“Poetry is just the evidence of a life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” Leonard Cohen

 

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Poetry is just the evidence of a life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. I thought, like every man, I would have some important work to do.

 

 

Leonard Cohen

 

From Songs Sacred and Profane by Ira Mothner. Look: June 10, 1969.

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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 Jan 18, 2009 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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