Forget your Perfect

light-levitate

Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That’s how the light gets in
That’s how the light gets in
That’s how the light gets in.

~ Leonard Cohen, Anthem


Credits: Thank you Cher @ the Chicago Files for the Cohen lyrics. Thank you Carol for image.


Comments

  1. Cracks and warts and stinkiness are part of the human perfection.

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  2. u b u. now this is it!

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  3. Perhaps that’s why I glow all the time – it’s not hot flashes – it’s all the damn cracks. Bless ’em.

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  4. ophelia says:

    He sang this at a concert in Melbourne soon after the Black Saturday bushfires – I’m pretty sure everyone was in tears! What a writer.

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  5. I am who I am, warts and all!

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  6. Reblogged this on Bright, shiny objects! and commented:
    Mmmm…

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  7. I got a lot of light coming in!

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  8. Wow. Reading another book lately, and that same line by Cohen was referenced in the context – and I underlined the section, then took a snap with my phone camera so I could easily reference and share. And there you are, with the same thing. Wow, how did you do that?

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  9. My Anthem too. Lots of cracks, hoping the light gets in at some point.

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  10. Love this!

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