Leonard Cohen aimed his proverbial pen at Kanye West as he crafted a collection of poems in the final months of his life.
Cohen wrote the poem in March 2015, two years after the rapper declared "I am Picasso".
The poem features lines like "Kanye West is not Picasso/ I am Picasso" and "I am the Kanye West of Kanye West/ The Kanye West/ Of the great bogus shift of bulls**t culture". Later he adds, "I am the Kanye West Kanye West thinks he is/ When he shoves your ass off the stage".
Cohen also name-checks Jay-Z in the poem, saying "Jay-Z is not the Dylan of anything". "I am Edison. I am Tesla".
Healthy mice born to same-sex parents
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If I'm reading it right, the poem is not flattering toward Kanye. "A lot of, say Jay Z or Kanye West ― you don't have to identify with every position they take, especially if you're white", he told The Wall Street Journal in 2014.
Kanye West dominated the news cycle Thursday, thanks to his weird meeting with President Donald Trump. "The Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world", a press release said of the book.
In the foreword, his son Adam Cohen writes that the volume "was what he was staying alive to do, his sole breathing goal at the end".
Cabinet ministers briefed on the Brexit talks said the issue of the Irish backstop was close to being settled, the FT said. The DUP has threatened to vote against the government's budget if it goes ahead with the plan.
The remaining three gyros available for use are technically enhanced and expected to have significantly longer operational lives. Rachel Osten, deputy mission head for the Hubble Space Telescope , tweeted, "Very stressful weekend".
According to TMZ , the first incident occurred in the last week of September at the star's home in Studio City, California. Gomez's 90-day treatment in Tennessee came amid her Revival World Tour, causing her to cancel the remaining concert dates.
Le recul est moins fort, mais toutefois marqué en Europe: Londres abandonne 1,84%, Bruxelles 1,78%, Paris 1,5% et Francfort 1,33%. La Bourse de Hong-Kong reculait de près de -4% une heure avant la clôture hier et perdait -3,19% à l'ouverture jeudi.
Mahomes, a rookie backup quarterback, knew he was unlikely to play in the season opener previous year against the Patriots . Instead, Brady congratulated former Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith , who led the Chiefs with four touchdown passes.
Senior advocacy groups hailed the increase but said it still wasn't enough to cover the living costs of older Americans. Meanwhile, the Alliance for Retired Americans referred to the benefit increase as "small" in a statement on Thursday.
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In the Network published a timelapse video with the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket with a telecommunications satellite on Board. Until now, all landings of the company founded by Elon Musk had taken place on Florida's Cape Canaveral or offshore platforms.
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