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Post by Linda » Sat Sep 11, 2004 5:09 pm

Happy Birthday Leonard.
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Post by Kush » Sat Sep 11, 2004 5:52 pm

Happy Birthday Mister C.

(I am not normally in the habit of wishing popstar-philosophers on their birthday but I'll make an exception this time :D )
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Post by kieron » Sat Sep 11, 2004 8:57 pm

May the road rise up to meet you and may the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine softly on your face and the rain lightly in your field.

Breithla shona duit.


Ps: Any chance of you visiting the boxing ring again?
"A terrible beauty is born" WB Yeats.
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Post by starshaped » Sat Sep 11, 2004 9:09 pm

good ole lenny c!

your the coolest old man, even better than my grandad
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Post by Guadalupe » Sat Sep 11, 2004 11:04 pm

From the deep of my heart thank you for all your gifts.
Happy birthday
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Happy Birthday

Post by Kristamas » Sun Sep 12, 2004 5:35 am

Thank you so much for all your beautiful words -- put to paper and song. Happy Birthday!
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Post by Rob » Sun Sep 12, 2004 1:02 pm

It feels like you have been a constant companion over the last 35 years, in good times and not so good. Thank you for being there.
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Post by Cia » Sun Sep 12, 2004 1:34 pm

Dear Leonard Cohen

Happy Birthday!!!

I have made you a hugh cake with 70 candles on the top, now please give me your adress so I can deliver it on time :lol:

(no, it's not thin green candles) 8)

the best wishes for you for the future :D

hugs from Cia
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Post by jurica » Sun Sep 12, 2004 5:17 pm

happy birthday.
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Happy Birthday, Leonard !

Post by Maarten » Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:42 am

This seems like the ideal moment to thank you for all the great songs and poetry you gave to the world.

And of course:
Happy birthday to you, Leonard!

I hope you keep giving us lots of joy for many years to come.
Take good care of yourself,
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Post by jemima » Mon Sep 13, 2004 5:55 pm

leonard cohen,
your music has touched and affected my life more than i could ever say. thank you so much for expressing your soul,it has helped mine to grow. happy birthday leonard.
how come you bother with my heart at all
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Post by Floater » Mon Sep 13, 2004 7:26 pm

Happy Birthday!!!!
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Post by lightning » Tue Sep 14, 2004 4:31 pm

Dear Leonard Cohen,
Luckily, it is out of character for you to have a happy birthday; that is, to stand there before icky birthday cake simulating childish glee, opening unwanted presents for which you must thank unwanted guests, after which you are doomed to reading the clichés of fandom on an Internet sceen, to which you are obligated to reply with the equally tedious clichés of stardom. Then may you not have a happy birthday. May you have a serious birthday.
May the blackbird of seriousness poop all over your birthday cake.
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Post by dar » Tue Sep 14, 2004 6:13 pm

It almost feels like I'm trying to pick an "individual" greeting for my answering machine. First few years it's the snippet of a song, or bit of a poem, or a celebrity voice. Then the kids get to put their two cents in and no one can really tell when to speak up and actually leave the message. Well, now, many years down the road, I'm not quite satisfied, but have settled for the plain old anonymous voice..."At the tone....beep...

"Happy Birthday Leonard."

Wishing you many more "beeps" in the future. I've finally figured out it's not the caller's greeting the matters, it's that little bitty beep and it's the same beep for us all. Well, beep beep baby and much love.

Dar in Arizona
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Post by Helven » Tue Sep 14, 2004 11:53 pm

Dear Mr. Cohen,

Happy Birthday!

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