Treasure Island

devon da poet

(April 27,1992 / Sauteurs, Grenada)

My First Time


I remember when I rode my first bicycle
for the first time,
and I fell down for the first time,
and was being laughed at for the first time,
and was abashed the first time
Yea, I hate first times!
I'm shore Justin Bieber had a first time
even Usher, or Trey songz or The Black-eyed peas
or Donnie McClukin, or Kirk Franklin, or Micheal W Smith
I'm shore these weren't fun times!
I remember the first time I tied my shoe laces,
and tripped and almost landed on my face
I remember the first time I had alcohol
and the first time I smoked
and the first I choked and gasped for breath
I remember the first time I was arrested
and the first time I was sent to prison
the first time I prayed to death
'cause my heart was upset...
for the first time.
I can recall the first time I came to church
and everyone were staring at me
as though they were seeing me for the first time
and i remember the first time i sinned after i was born again
the first time my dreams were torturous
and the first time...
when I was just being obnoxious
the first time I looked someone in their eyes and said... i_love_ you
and was just ignored
but i also remember when jesus spoke to me and said
come, come to me my beloved son
for the first time.

Submitted: Sunday, March 03, 2013
Edited: Monday, March 04, 2013

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