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By eric clapton and greg phillinganes

When the wind blows down this hard,
Many a bond is broken.
See the water lie on the ground
From where the heavens opened.

Lord, how will you get through this night
With your dreams departed?
And who alone will comfort you?
Only the broken hearted.

So youve gone beyond your means,
Every wound is open,
Your best laid plans are out of reach,
And all your fears unspoken.

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Sweet revenge is spoken then;
In the twilight it is gone.
To living lies with no escape,
Lord, I would rather be alone.

I press my fingers to the wood
To tell you of my dreaming,
To sing you songs from olden times,
To keep the love light gleaming.

Cause there's a place where we can go,
Where we will not be parted.
And who alone will enter there?
Only the broken hearted.

Only the broken, broken hearted.
Only the broken, broken hearted.
Only the broken, broken hearted.
Only the broken, broken hearted.



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    UnregisteredMar 12, 2012 at 2:43 am
    You truly can die from a broken heart> starting at age 12 i started losing family members. My nona,brother. Grandmother, sister in law and then my mom. A piece of my heart dies everytime. My son has distanced himself from me and now my daughter is pulling away. One day my heart will just give out.
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    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 1:19 pm
    Heartbreak is usually associated with losing a family member or spouse, though losing a parent, child, pet, lover or close friend can all "breaks one's heart", and it is frequently experienced during grief and bereavement. The phrase refers to the physical pain one may feel in the chest as a result of the loss, although it also by extension includes the emotional trauma of loss even where it is not experienced as somatic pain. Although "heartbreak" ordinarily does not imply any physical defect in the heart, there is a condition known as "broken heart syndrome" or takotsubo cardiomyopathy, where a traumatising incident triggers the brain to distribute chemicals that weaken heart tissue.

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