“Life weighs heavily upon one’s shoulders, but then you find that, with a certain kind of shrug, it will just lift off for a moment or two.” Leonard Cohen

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Now that I’m in advanced middle-age1 I’ve discovered a certain buoyancy. Life weighs heavily upon one’s shoulders, but then you find that, with a certain kind of shrug, it will just lift off for a moment or two.2)

 

Leonard Cohen

 

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 August 27, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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  1. At the time of this interview, Leonard Cohen was 58 years old []
  2. Growing Old Passionately by Alan Jackson (Observer, November 22, 1992 []

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