Here are 17 songs for getting over heartbreak when you have no reason to be super angry or bitter, or for when you’re done being angry and bitter and want to be able to appreciate whatever fond memories may remain. They’re for looking back on love and feeling OK—not like Beyoncé–Robyn–Taylor Swift “I don’t need you” defiant, but not quite full of regret either. They start a little more melancholy and end almost triumphant, with a new understanding that what happened happened the only way it possibly could have.
HEY, ROOKIES! Next month’s theme is LOST AND FOUND. We’re looking for writing, illustration, photography, video, collage, etc., on things we have lost and times we’ve been found; on being independent vs. asking for help; on solitude, pros and cons; shyness and the conquering of same; misanthropy and empathy and love and how they can coexist. On everything that makes us feel less alone in this world. Here is where to send your stuff. Thank you! ♥♥♥
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