A Bit of Poesy

They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom
For trying to change the system from within
I’m coming now, I’m coming to reward them
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin
I’m guided by a signal in the heavens
I’m guided by this birthmark on my skin
I’m guided by the beauty of our weapons
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin

-Leonard Cohen

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What does this mean ? People have been listening to the poetry, and music, of Leonard Cohen for decades and have frequently asked such a question. Take a magical musical tour on Youtube and listen to other Cohen productions (My personal fav is “Democracy Is Coming”)

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