A moment for Leonard Cohen.

Via on Mar 23, 2011

In dreams, the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress. ~ Leonard Cohen

There’s some nights you need a voice with depth and strength yet openness and quirky wisdom in it. If you don’t live on the ocean, and can’t hear the surf, you need the sound of something timeless. If the moon could speak, it’d sound like Leonard Cohen:

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Another version:

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My two favorites, I guess:

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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9 Responses to “A moment for Leonard Cohen.”

  1. KristinSLuce says:

    Love this man's voice, heart, and spirit. Thanks, Waylon.

  2. Barbara M. Kitzis says:

    He is my favorite all time man…. wrote a poem about him after seeing him at Red Rocks….some day I'll put it up on Facebook… Barb

    • elephantjournal says:

      Put it up on elephant, we'd be honored to share it. Then post our link on your Wall! Email write at elephantjournal.com if so inspired. Yours, Way

  3. elephantjournal says:

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    Vikki G LC taught me how to live. Love him!

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    Casa S ‎…love the quote from Waylon Lewis, too: If the moon could speak, it would sound like Leonard Cohen.

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    Travis P Knew him… Buddhist :)

  4. warriorsaint says:

    My fav LC snippet (not verbatium-apologies):
    Now
    I understand why many men have stopped
    and wept
    Halfway between the loves they leave
    and seek
    And wonder if travel leads them anywhere
    Horizons keep the soft line of your cheek
    the windy sky's a locket for your hair

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  7. If the moon could speak – such an apt and observant description and of course it'd sound like Leonard Cohen. Perhaps it does. Thank you very much for this. I shared the FB post and your reach widened just a bit.

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