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by Silkku
Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: The Fall Tour in Europe 2008
Topic: CONCERT REPORTS: Bruxelles, October 19 and 20
Replies: 23
Views: 11680

Re: Bruxelles, October 19 & 20

Hi everybody, Terve Jarkko, Please find below hyperlinks to two articles (French blogs) that sum up very well the two concerts in Brussels. 19 October: http://leroseetlenoir.blogspot.com/2008/10/leonard-cohen-forest-national.html =>Enjoy it! =>A sentence worth highlighting: "Je suis anéantie, terras...
by Silkku
Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: HOW TO SPEAK POETRY
Replies: 10
Views: 9422

Re: HOW TO SPEAK POETRY

Hi Cate, I see I need to refresh your French... In this verse, 'vers' means 'verse' and nothing else. So, what Boileau means by 'C'est là qu'il faut des vers étaler l'élégance' (c'est là qu'il faut bien montrer l'élégance des vers) is that if there is one place in poetry where you can use elegant ex...
by Silkku
Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: HOW TO SPEAK POETRY
Replies: 10
Views: 9422

Re: HOW TO SPEAK POETRY

Dear Cate, I have just read this quote from Nicolas Boileau which, I think, sums up quite well how to write poetry: 'Souvent trop d'abondance appauvrit la matière. Soyez vif et pressé dans vos narrations; Soyez riche et pompeux dans vos descriptions. C'est là qu'il faut des vers étaler l'élégance. N...
by Silkku
Tue Oct 21, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: The Fall Tour in Europe 2008
Topic: CONCERT REPORTS: Bruxelles, October 19 and 20
Replies: 23
Views: 11680

Bruxelles, October 19

Dear Jarkko, Kiitos paljon, että hoitat ne Web-sivuja... On Sunday evening, I attended Leonard Cohen's magistral concert in Brussels. From the very first song, he invited us to dance with him till the end of love. He brought us through his all repertoire; the time was still and his 'golden voice' co...

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