By Leonard Cohen
Un poemario en el que Leonard Cohen trabajó durante más de veinte años y en el que ha volcado su saber, sus dudas, sus miedos, sus consideraciones en torno al amor, al mundo que nos rodea, a los angeles muerte...
Leonard Cohen es una de las figuras más fascinantes de nuestro tiempo. Su voz rota y leñosa ha cantado todas las miserias y grandezas de l. a. condición humana a lo largo de más de cuarenta años. Muchas veces se le ha calificado como uno de los mejores poetas del siglo, gracias, en gran medida, a que su talento musical ha ido siempre acompañado de una asombrosa destreza verbal.
Los poemas aquí reunidos vienen acompañados por dibujos del propio Leonard Cohen, haciendo de este libro un complemente imprescindible a sus canciones.
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35 If I suffered from the necessity of producing a systematic interpretation of these objects, I would never take the direction of any of the classical methods of exploring the unconscious, whose reducibility to Oedipus I would, in the best case scenario, presuppose, and would be much more tempted to resort to the somnambulistic method of Objectanalysis as I defined and utilized it in Two Invisible Women Knock on My Door, a Dying Woman Offers Them an Envelope on my Behalf (manuscript, 1944). But my lyrical-subjective and amorousobjective position before the five received objects necessarily prevents me from systematizing the voluptuous vertigo I experience in merely contemplating them and what necessarily is being suggested to me is to maintain and aggravate my vertigo to the fainting point, to allow myself to be passionately drawn towards all the lascivious and chaotic traps which are being set for me.
I am moved to tears by my metallic gaze and the corpse's sneer I sport upon my lips. I am calm and more certain of myself than if I had swallowed a lactating cow. I stroll about with a step of marble, listen with an ear of drums, I scrutinize with an eyeball shooting out of the middle of my forehead like a tree that would tint its leaves its own favorite hue. I challenge myself to a game of marbles, which I extract from my pockets and I am always the winner. Chance is on my side incessantly. It is fruitless to calculate probabilities in matters of chance, chance is nothing if not auspicious.
In light of these atrocious and sudden strikes, veritable alarm signals, the genial embraces that double them suddenly seem suspect to me, and my most urgent necessity alike, projecting the theoretical void that unravels me and paralyzes all of my mental activities, to create around me a corresponding void which, despite its suffocating and unendurable aspect, eliminates the cloying admixture of good and evil furnished to me by the exterior world and which for me is the image of the Oedipal double and the most sinister mask of error.