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Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” performed by Leonard Cohen. My favorite performance of this song.

Morning in the Bowl of Night . . .


Awake! For Morning in the

Bowl of Night

Has flung the Stone that puts

the Stars to Flight:

And lo! the Hunter of

the East has caught

The Sultán’s Turret in a

Noose of Light.

~ Omar Khayyám, 11th c. – early 12th c. CE (from the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, trans. Edward Fitzgerald)