Loving Myself First

Fluttery feeling

fading fast

Holding onto dreams

you thought would last

Slipping away only to betray

The trust you had invested

had failed after tested

What we had once called 'us'

became empty and ambiguous

The 'we' became me

the bond was forever gone

The 'you' went astray

my broken heart on display

Alone in my loneliness

finding strength

from my coldness

Anger helps to heal

erase the numbness so I can feel

Direct my life with new meaning

moving ahead done with grieving

Opportunities await my future state

Ready to create and contemplate

who I am and who I want to be

Loving myself first

to truly set myself free


┬ęClarissa O. Clemens - 2014

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Has Your Heart Been Broken?

Divorced? Separated?

Relationship Ended?

Clarissa wrote the poems in these books to heal her own broken heart. She  was able to process ALL the feelings of LOSS and move on to have new HOPE for LOVE. Read these poems and heal your own broken heart and find yourself ready for new love!

When and How

Dreaming our meeting

into the now

Eagerly awaiting

The when and how

Do I know your name?

Where your heart resides?

Have you kept it tucked away?

So lonely it hides

I almost feel your breath,

though we have never quite met

The smell of your skin,

The lure of your scent

Fate will find us together,

In the same place in time

Once I find you, my love,

Into your arms I will climb


┬ęClarissa O. Clemens - 2013

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Here are a couple of samples from

The Poetic Diary of Love and Change Series

Let them touch your fragile heart and feel the beginning of a new and healing startxo

The Poetic Diary of Love and Change

Poems to Mend a Broken Heart

Hopeful Heart Poetry

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Abyss of Nothingness

Existing in the abyss of nothingness

Floating in the great beyond

Clinging to the feeling of weightlessness

Dreaming of the unbreakable bond

Sinking into swirling seas

Trusting the future to the powers that be

Twirling spirits creating clouds

Searching for you within the crowd

I find you peaceful waiting there

Our eyes connect in a loving stare

Warm embrace holds us tight

Not letting go, not losing sight

The fear of loss that weighed heavy on my heart

Has left me now to begin a new start


┬ęClarissa O. Clemens - 2012

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