BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Why the first draft just won’t do by Leonard Cohen QUOTES FOR WRITERS

My first thoughts are dull, are prejudiced, are poisonous. I find last thought, best thought. Leonard Cohen

November 4, 2018 · 4 Comments

Leonard Cohen on Yeats and Shakespeare – Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

As a young man, Yeats spoke to me in a way I could understand. Shakespeare I couldn’t understand, but Yeats I could. It was his subject matter and also I … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · 3 Comments

LEONARD COHEN Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

“As our eyes grow accustomed to sight they armour themselves against wonder.” Leonard Cohen photo credit: Shootingsnow via photopin cc A new song he performed in Dublin in September

December 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Have your poem published alongside Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan

Macmillan Cancer Support are inviting submissions for HEART SHOOTS, a poetry anthology that will be published at Easter 2013. The themes are love and relationships, but they are also accepting … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · 2 Comments