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letting go (leonard cohen’s way)

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LC drawing

This is it
I’m not coming after you
I’m going to lie down for half an hour

This is it
I’m not going down
on your memory . . .

I don’t want to love you
for the rest of my life
I want your skin
to fall off my skin
I want my clamp
to release your clamp
I don’t want to live
with this tongue hanging out
and another filthy song
in the place
of my baseball bat

This is it
I’m going to sleep now darling
Don’t try to stop me
I’m going to sleep

I’ll have a smooth face
and I’m going to drool
I’ll be asleep
whether you love me or not (
…the full text)

source: Cohen, L. (2006). Book of longing. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, p.23.

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