Now that I’m in advanced middle-age* 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.
*At the time of this interview, Leonard Cohen was 58 years old
Growing Old Passionately by Alan Jackson (Observer, November 22, 1992). Photo by Dominique Issermann: Library and Archives Canada. Originally posted August 27, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric