Ms. Crankypants, she of Ms. Crankypants and the City and the mouthpiece of Carolyn B Healy, offers up 10 Things to Love about Leonard Cohen by way of defending her self-admitted “fervent attachment to singer-songwriter-poet Leonard Cohen.”
All ten reasons are dandies and deserve to be read at the site so I’m choosing one item – completely at random – as a sample. Let’s go with #2 [highlighting – albeit richly deserved – is mine].
2. He brings out the poet in everyone else. Read a few of his amazon.com listener reviews and you’ll see what I mean. I once wrote my own poem made up of some of those comments. A former Chicago area psychiatrist has it worse than I do. His website1 has been going for years, and is full of quirky and revealing sidelights on Leonard.
And you know what? I checked out that site – and Ms. Crankypants is right – it’s fascinating.
All ten items can be perused at 10 Things to Love about Leonard Cohen
Note: Originally posted March 26, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric
- OK, the original website listed by Ms Crankypants was 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric. I’ve updated the link. [↩]