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May 26th, 2009

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12:59 pm - the place is dead as heaven on a saturday night
'Or maybe memories are like karaoke-- where you realize up on the stage, with all those lyrics scrawling across the screen's bottom, and with everybody clapping at you, that you didn't know even half the lyrics to your all-time favourite song. Only afterwards, when someone else is up on stage humiliating themselves amid the clapping and laughing, do you realize that what you liked most about your favourite song was precisely your ignorance of its full meaning-- and you read more into it than maybe existed in the first place. I think it's better to not know the lyrics to your life.'

I'm going to see Leonard Cohen tonight for the second time in the span of a year. I feel very, very lucky right now.
Current Location: balcony
Current Mood: excitedexcited
Current Music: leonard cohen - closing time (live in london)

(2 leavings | who's left and who's leaving?)


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Date:May 26th, 2009 09:26 pm (UTC)
Leonard Cohen is awesome. ^_^
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Date:May 27th, 2009 04:20 am (UTC)
He suuuuuuuuure is! (And was this evening!)
the place is dead as heaven on a saturday night - I used to be your favourite drunk...

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