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The spice-box of Earth

Leonard Cohen

The spice-box of Earth

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in [S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Poems.

StatementLeonard Cohen.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17903483M

Overly saturated in portentous images I had a difficult time making it through the collection. Who knows you? He turned toward his lute, Trembling in the night. Let me climb to your face with my argument.

But in your house a ritual is in progress: it is not finished: it needs more people. When you call me close to tell me your body is not beautiful I want to summon the eyes and hidden mouths of stone and light and water to testify against you. To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our privacy policy. Inscription for the family spice-box: Make my body a pomander for worms and my soul the fragrance of cloves.

The fact is I'm turning to gold, turning to gold. And here's a jar of oil, just like in the Bible. Nor is this a mourning-song but only a naming of this mountain on which I walk, fragrant, dark, and softly white under the pale of mist. He reels beyond the falling dust of spires and domes, obliterating ritual: the Holy Name, half-spoken, is lost on the cantor's tongue; their pages barren, congregations blink, agonized and dumb. Shelves: poetrycanadian-literature If it were possible to read with your eyes closed, then it would be easy to imagine oneself in a smokey sixties coffee house surrounded by black turtlenecked beatniks snapping their fingers in cool approval.


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What really makes me sick is that everything goes on as it went before: I'm still a sort of friend, I'm still a sort of lover. Inscription for the family spice-box: Make my body a pomander for worms and my soul the fragrance of cloves.

What seperated Cohen from his peers was his ability to write poems that transcended the immediate concerns of his immediate surroundings.

Although I have watched him often I have not become the heron, leaving my body on the shore, and I have not become the luminous trout, leaving my body in the air.

Now plunged in unutterable love Isaiah wanders, chosen, stumbling against the sculptured walls which consume their full age in his embrace and powder as he goes by. Gold, ivory, flesh, God, blood, moon -I have become the expert of the catalogue. Who keeps promises except in business? Now the cages do not hold, in the burning street man and animal perish in each other's arms, peacocks drown around the melting throne.

I Have Not Lingered in European Monasteries I have not lingered in European monasteries and discovered among the tall grasses tombs of knights who fell as beautifully as their ballads tell; I have not parted the grasses or purposefully left them thatched. They prayed for lives without visions, Free from visions but not blind.The Spice-Box of Earth.: Leonard.

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hesitate His first published book of poetry, Let Us Compare Mythologies (), was published under Louis Dudek as the first book in the McGill Poetry Series while Cohen The spice-box of Earth book still an undergraduate student.

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First impression of this Paperback edition from in near ebook, there is a very faint stain to bottom front corner (hardly visible) no other markings, pages clean, binding firm, please see pics, PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.