“That’s my AIDS test result. Negative. It’s good to carry that around. ‘Hi, I’m Leonard, here’s my card!’ It’s like being let out of prison, getting one of those.” Leonard Cohen

In this example of Leonard Cohen’s propensity to use the language of captivity (in this case, “prison”), he identifies the AIDS results card he carried in his travel bag for interviewer. Posts dealing with this theme are collected at .

From Hallelujah For Leonard Cohen by Jon Wilde (Posted at Sabatoge Times 22 March 2011 although the quote itself is taken from a 1988 interview.) Originally posted Apr 13, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric