poet Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

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For Anne

With Annie gone,
whose eyes to compare
with the morning sun?
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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (4/3/2020 1:27:00 PM)

    Not that Idid compare,
    But I do compare
    Now that she's gone. Now that she is gone. expression of the inexpressible. tony

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  • Michael WalkerMichael Walker (11/4/2019 8:15:00 PM)

    A short poem, that still has emotional depth and density.
    To compare Annie with the morning sun is a super image.

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  • Maximum (6/1/2018 7:24:00 PM)

    I love short poems. One of my favorites is WC Williams This is Just to Say. This poem is its mirror, except it deals with emotions and not a physical sensation like taste - so much harder, deeper, insightful subject matter, so much harder to get it RIGHT. This poem is a joy despite its quality of longing.

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (6/18/2017 10:56:00 PM)

    A superb tribute paid to the departed love.

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  • Gerhardus KeenGerhardus Keen (6/18/2017 10:50:00 PM)

    One of my most favourite singers/songwriters. So much feelings into his lyrics and songs.

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (6/18/2017 7:44:00 PM)

    Such a sentimental poem.... Superb! ! ! Thanks for posting....

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  • Pranab K ChakrabortyPranab K Chakraborty (6/18/2017 8:15:00 AM)

    Such a nice offering to make ones dearest one immoral! Cohen not a name but a depth to dip silently. Beautiful.

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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (6/18/2017 6:39:00 AM)

    Touching drop.We realise the worth of someone when he/she is gone. Thanks for sharing. Simply outstanding.

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (6/18/2017 2:57:00 AM)

    She's gone! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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    Lantz PierreLantz Pierre(6/18/2017 6:35:00 AM)

    Three exclamation points to celebrate the death of the narrator's love interest. You must be a callous fool and complete ignoramus incapable of reading, let alone feelings of compassion.

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (6/18/2017 2:47:00 AM)

    Love is what makes one perfect and more so in a romantic relationship. This poem is unique where one of the partners is no more but the sentiments remain. Extremely heart-touching and poignant. Thanks.

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  • Khairul AhsanKhairul Ahsan (6/18/2017 12:26:00 AM)

    Touched.
    When the beloved is gone, we compare many things that we did not notice when she was around.

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  • * Sunprincess * (11/10/2016 9:59:00 PM)

    ........beautiful and sad ★

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  • M Asim NehalM Asim Nehal (2/5/2016 11:31:00 AM)

    Ring the bells that still can ring
    Forget your perfect offering
    There is a crack, a crack in everything
    That's how the light gets in.

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  • Jack Williams (10/6/2009 5:10:00 PM)

    There's a lot to be said for short poems. Leonard is my inspiration.

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