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"I'll put us back together at heart..."


Great love songs are also, often, great heart-broken songs - and my favourite, from the 80s, is the Simple Minds classic, 'Don't You Forget About Me'.

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Russ said…
This reminds me of that great moment in The Breakfast Club.
N S said…
Absolutely love this song...but if there is a broken heart, it was broken like a crushed glass for future happiness.

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summer camp shirtsI couldn’t fit in then
are half my size nowI wanted to wear
smaller and smallerarticles of clothing
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of an afterthoughtin a sinking ship body
too buoyant to sinktoo waterlogged for land
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