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    Default R.I.P. Leonard Cohen

    Leonard Cohen, dead at 82 years young
    The world is a little darker:

    Some of his tunes:

    Not exhaustive, and maybe not even his best :p
    Ja-mata TosaInu

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    "First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin" has taken on an ominous ring these days.
    Vitiate Man.

    History repeats the old conceits
    The glib replies, the same defeats

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    Default Re: R.I.P. Leonard Cohen

    He was the one walking me from my teenage to young adult, from Lycée to my sister's flat in Peronnas before me going to the army. Was still there when I came back and went to university. Left him in Bosnia when Bruce Springsteen became my companion on the corridor between Brcko and Modrica. He came back, with this unique voice and texts when these years went. Goodbye.
    Les allemands étaient chez moi,
    Et m'ont dit résignes toi,
    Mais je n'ai pas peur,
    J'ai repris mon arme...

    His voice is now gone
    He will speak no more
    Last edited by Brenus; 11-13-2016 at 00:04.
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    "I've been in few famous last stands, lad, and they're butcher shops. That's what Blouse's leading you into, mark my words. What'll you lot do then? We've had a few scuffles, but that's not war. Think you'll be man enough to stand, when the metal meets the meat?"
    "You did, sarge", said Polly." You said you were in few last stands."
    "Yeah, lad. But I was holding the metal"
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