A Singer Must Die



Five years ago

On that day

I cried

I cannot forget

The death of a ladies man

When he found his, sisters of mercy


On this day, hallelujah

I now, fondly remember

By the rivers dark

In the land of plenty

Our, Field Commander Cohen

Singing from above, in his, Tower of Song


Attached Videos Below are in order of appearence in “Italic song titles in my poem above.

On That Day

I Cannot Forget

Death of a Ladies Man

Sisters of Mercy

Hallelujah

By The Rivers Dark

In The Land Of Plenty

Field Commander Cohen

Tower Of Song




Ivor Steven (c) November “7th” 2021

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

17 thoughts on “A Singer Must Die”

  1. OH! So wonderful how you’ve honored Mr. Cohen, his song titles, his music, and his words! You’ve presented a delicious feast for our ears…and our hearts. ❤ Thank you, Ivor! 🙂
    (((HUGS))) 🙂
    PATS and RUBS for Sir Frankie! 🙂

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    1. Thank you Carol ..
      “I found that things became a lot easier when I no longer expected to win. You abandon your masterpiece and sink into the real masterpiece.”
      ― Leonard Cohen

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