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Poem: The Heart That Is Broken 

The Heart That Is Broken

A friend said, "Your heart is strong"
No, my heart is broken
And will never be put together again
Not by all the king's horses nor all the king's men
I wish it were not so
With all of the pieces of my heart

—Kate Skinner

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