The Future Poem by Leonard Cohen

The Future

Rating: 2.9


Give me back my broken night
my mirrored room, my secret life
it's lonely here,
there's no one left to torture
Give me absolute control
over every living soul
And lie beside me, baby,
that's an order!

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Susan Williams 09 June 2017

Read Fabrizio below for the - -I think- -the entire piece

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Melanie Morgan 04 April 2005

This is not the whole thing - only the 1st verse - whats going on? ? ? ?

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Edward Kofi Louis 09 June 2017

Broken night! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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* Sunprincess * 10 November 2016

......the poet predicts the future accurately ? wonder when he penned this write

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Mountain Man 09 June 2017

Classic Leonard as we miss him dearly.

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Dr Antony Theodore 24 April 2020

Give me back my broken night my mirrored room, my secret life it's lonely here...this is an order.. baby lie by me.. very good order. tony

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Michael Walker 06 November 2019

Another short excerpt from another insistent love song. Thanks again Dr. Fab.

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Dr Antony Theodore 21 September 2019

Give me absolute control over every living soul And lie beside me, baby, that's an order! - - again a great poem dear poet. tony

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Konab Ghumman 03 April 2019

super nice, a stunning piece of work and honestly in my opinion it's the best work

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Dr Antony Theodore 18 February 2019

Give me absolute control over every living soul And lie beside me, baby, that's an order! seemingly strange but carrying wait in your words. tony

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