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This song was written for Nico. In 1976 when Leonard perfomed it in England he said he had written it for girl who was deaf - and then said that the beauty was that all the girls are deaf!

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Leonard cohen - take this longing
Many men have loved the bells
you fastened to the rein,
and everyone who wanted you
they found what they will…

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