A Rethink on Leonard Cohen’s Near Immortal Line

Posted by on Oct 23, 2017 in Observations, Poetry, Words

Having re-read the #LeonardCohen near immortal line “there is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in“, I got to wondering if perhaps the light might have already been inside attempting an escape. And if that was the case then what that might say to the journey of becoming a someone.

‘How The Light Gets Out’

Our own dishonesty
holds a mask up
to the world.

A counterfeit
burden with

But soon enough
there appears
a crack in
every one.

That’s how
the light
gets out.


These FEW MINUTES are relevant. And amusing/concerning.