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The Cohen Poem Contest!

Leonard Cohen is coming to Newfoundland next month to give a concert in St. John's. But not everybody has a ticket. We know that. Sony Records knows that. So between the Weekend Arts Magazine and Sony, we've put together a special Leonard Cohen gift pack to soothe your Cohen Jones, it's the prize for the Cohen Poem Contest. We'll send one pack each to two lucky listeners -one from the metro St. John's area, one from someone outside the metro area.

It's a biiiiig prize, too. Each prize consists of a copy of the new hardcover book "I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen"; a copy of Leonard's new CD "Old Ideas"; a copy of the double CD "The Essential Leonard Cohen"; and a vinyl copy of the new album "Old Ideas."

But we're going to make you work for it.

We want you to write a Cohen Poem. It doesn't have to be long, or deeply meaningful, just something in the Leonard Cohen style.

Then we want you to phone us and read or sing your poem.

Call us at 576.5245 in the St. John's area, or 1.877.576.5245 if you live outside the St. John's area.

You can tweet a short poem to me, @CBCWAM.

Or email one to me,

We want your Cohen Poem! You could win the big Weekend AM / Sony Records Leonard Cohen Prize.

We'll draw for the winners on Saturday, April 20.

One entry per person, please. We will discard multiples - cruel, I know, but one chance for all, closing date is Monday, April 15 at midnight.