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Leonard Cohen Short Poems

Famous Short Leonard Cohen Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Leonard Cohen. A collection of the all-time best Leonard Cohen short poems


by Leonard Cohen
 The future: time's excuse
to frighten us; too vast
a project, too large a morsel
for the heart's mouth.
Future, who won't wait for you? Everyone is going there.
It suffices you to deepen the absence that we are.



by Leonard Cohen
 Brother Paul! look!
—but he rushes to a different
window.
The moon! I heard shrieks and thought: What's that? That's just Suzanne talking to the moon! Pounding on the window with both fists: Paul! Paul! —and talking to the moon.
Shrieking and pounding the glass with both fists! Brother Paul! the moon!