As I skulked into the cemetery, a few maintenance workers were standing there, just inside the gate. Before I said a word, they looked at me and said, “Cohen? He’s right over there.” They pointed a few gravestones over. They knew exactly who I was looking for, without me even asking. In other words, I didn’t have to knock, the gate was open, and the gatekeepers showed me the way. Talk about symbolism.
From A Visit to Leonard Cohen’s Unmarked Grave by Gary Singh (Metroactive: July 26, 2017). The complete article is accessible at the link. Photo by Gary Singh.
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 Oct 20, 2017.