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Listen to the hummingbird

Whose wings you cannot see

Listen to the hummingbird

Don’t listen to me.

 

Listen to the butterfly

Whose days but number three

Listen to the butterfly

Don’t listen to me.

 

Listen to the mind of God

Which doesn’t need to be

Listen to the mind of God

Don’t listen to me.

He opened his eyes, paused awhile. Then he said, “I don’t think I’ll be able to finish those songs. Maybe, who knows? And maybe I’ll get a second wind, I don’t know. But I don’t dare attach myself to a spiritual strategy. I don’t dare do that. I’ve got some work to do. Take care of business. I am ready to die. I hope it’s not too uncomfortable. That’s about it for me.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/17/leonard-cohen-makes-it-darker

 

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