Leonard Cohen On Getting Wise To Himself

Can you remember the first time you got wise to yourself – as a writer, but also as a person, in relationships, dealings, behavioural patterns? As in: ‘Ah, I see. So that’s what you’re doing.’

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Leonard Cohen


From the Dan Cairns – Sunday Times Culture questionnaire Leonard Cohen sent me Oct 17, 2016. This response, without the lead-in, was incorporated into Leonard Cohen: Hey, that’s some way to say goodbye by Dan Cairns (The Sunday Times: October 23 2016)