Leonard Cohen takes aim at Kanye West in poem from beyond the grave

Leonard Cohen performs in Dublin, Ireland in 2013. (

Late singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen has taken a swipe at Kanye West from beyond the grave in one of his final poems.

"Kanye West Is Not Picasso" has been published for the first time in a posthumous collection of the "Bird on a Wire" singer's poetry and lyrics.

The poem was written in March, 2015 and appears to address the rapper's behavior at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, when Kanye hit the stage to protest Taylor Swift's Best Female Video win.

One line reads: "I am the Kanye West Kanye West thinks he is/When he shoves your a** off the stage"

"Kanye West Is Not Picasso" features in Cohen’s new book "The Flame."

Cohen died in November, 2016 at the age of 82.

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