I read and listened to Leonard Cohen in my pre-teens. Maybe not the perfect romantic role model for a child, however his use of words were exquisite and the feelings as a child, who was likely more intellectually advanced than his station in school, craved creativity. Words are my outlet to the world. They were then, they are now.
Here’s just one quote I’d like to share:
“How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?“