Die Liebe selbst

Ein Moment der Erleuchtung, in den wunderbaren Worten von Leonard Cohen:

LOVE ITSELF

The light came through the window,
Straight from the sun above,
And so inside my little room
There plunged the rays of Love.

In streams of light I clearly saw
The dust you seldom see,
Out of which the Nameless makes
A Name for one like me.

I’ll try to say a little more:
Love went on and on
Until it reached an open door –
Then Love Itself
Love Itself was gone.

All busy in the sunlight
The flecks did float and dance,
And I was tumbled up with them
In formless circumstance.

I’ll try to say a little more:
Love went on and on
Until it reached an open door –
Then Love Itself
Love Itself was gone.

Then I came back from where I’d been.
My room, it looked the same –
But there was nothing left between
The Nameless and the Name.

All busy in the sunlight
The flecks did float and dance,
And I was tumbled up with them
In formless circumstance.

I’ll try to say a little more:
Love went on and on
Until it reached an open door –
Then Love itself,
Love Itself was gone.
Love Itself was gone.

Leonard Cohen, Ten New Songs, 2001

2 Gedanken zu „Die Liebe selbst

  1. KW

    Haach…! Leonard Cohen hat mich in meinen depressiven Phasen besonders begleitet. Gehts dir gut, lieber Adrian? Isses einfach die Melancholie, die dich zieht?
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