The Devil's Broken Heart

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abby
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The Devil's Broken Heart

Postby abby » Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:07 am

There's this poem, A Puerto Rican Song, from Book of Longing:

'The Devil's Broken Heart'
that was the song
and it was the Devil singing it
and whoever heard that song
would never be the same
and in every heart
of those men and women who heard
'The Devil's Broken Heart'
the weakness weakened
and the Christ of Love strengthened
and people went to bed that night
holding on to each other
like everything else was death
I listened to it
with Armand and Oscar Dorente
and Kathy Hanking
and a lot of other people
I've never seen again

I was looking through an old notebook of mine and came across a note I'd written to myself- look up the song the devil's broken heart- and I just tried doing that but didn't find anything. Is this a real song and have you heard it? Is it an idea only?
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Re: The Devil's Broken Heart

Postby gracey » Thu May 03, 2018 5:15 pm

I've been wondering the same thing! I've searched everywhere but can only find one song, and it just won't play!
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Re: The Devil's Broken Heart

Postby Tchocolatl » Thu May 24, 2018 8:26 pm

I did find a song on You tube. Regoogle maybe?
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"He can love the shape of human beings, the fine and twisted shapes of the heart. It is good to have among us such men, such balancing monsters of love."

Leonard Cohen
Beautiful Losers
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Re: The Devil's Broken Heart

Postby Tchocolatl » Thu May 24, 2018 8:31 pm

Well.

Maybe you also click on these links :

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=th ... ORM=VDRVRV

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=th ... ORM=VRDGAR


https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=th ... ORM=VDRVRV

Maybe there is more.

And maybe this has nothing to do with Leonard Cohen's poem.

?
Who knows ?
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"He can love the shape of human beings, the fine and twisted shapes of the heart. It is good to have among us such men, such balancing monsters of love."

Leonard Cohen
Beautiful Losers

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