THE love affair between Leonard Cohen and Ireland blossomed late but endured until the end, writes Ed Power
JUST as the guns along the Western Front fell silent 98 years ago yesterday, their work set aside for just a short while, the Canadian poet, musician, and artist Leonard Cohen also fell silent on Armistice Day, almost a century later.
"I've got some work to do. Take care of business. I am ready to die. I hope it's not too uncomfortable. That's about it for me."
After Leonard Cohen's passing, a story from last August is even more poignant today.
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