In a drawing called, “He Refused to Ask a Single Question”, the shape of the mouth determined the annotation for the drawing. “It’s a certain kind of toughness that I appreciate”, Cohen says, “you’ve just gotta take it, don’t ask anybody for an explanation, don’t try to penetrate this mystery that is completely unavailable to dismantling”.
Drawing by Leonard Cohen. Excerpt from Face Value: The Arts of Leonard Cohen by Robert Enright
Note: Originally posted May 12, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric