Tag: Leonard Cohen

There Is A War

“There is a war between the ones who say there is a war/ And the ones who say that there isn’t” This is the most acerbic that Leonard Cohen has ever gotten. Whatever he was going through in 1974, his songs from the time show … Continue reading There Is A War

Teachers

The teacher you were looking for was inside of you all along, and all you ever had to do was click the heels of your ruby slippers. That is my most positive-minded take, and it’s as good as any, because Leonard Cohen defies interpretation, as … Continue reading Teachers

Suzanne

Suzanne takes you down, and well, you know the rest. She takes you on a journey of profound mystical intimacy… with Jesus. Leonard Cohen, then an unknown struggling poet, really shot right out of the gate to stake his territory with the first song he … Continue reading Suzanne