Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Thursday Think Tank - #44 Your First!

First Dance?

First broken bone?

First Kiss?

The first quality that is needed is audacity.
~ Winston Churchill

Today's Prompt is brought to us by Carrie Burtt. I am stretched a bit thin currently so her timing is splendidly perfect.

Carrie suggested we write poems on our firsts. "a first" in life....like a first kiss, first job, first vacation, or even first husband...lol.  When is the first time you experienced death, love, God, hate, a broken bone, happiness?  When we ask about your special first what is the first thing that pops into your head?  Write about it.  Share it with us.  I am curious to see who will be first today.

(Thank you Carrie for bailing me out on this one!)
If you have a prompt idea (even a Music or Film inspired one) that you would like to suggest or share with us please send it to poetsunited@ymail.com . We keep a folder set aside with all your suggestions and just might use it one day.


There 3 simple rules:

1. Don’t link to more than 3 poems per week.

2. Please visit some of the other poems linked here when you link to yours.

3. Leave a comment after you have posted your link.


16 comments:

  1. Thank you Robb for using my idea....now I just have to come up with a poem....i will be back....it may be a while....:-)

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  2. Sorry this is not the poem I wanted to link up

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  3. Just shared a piece although it's not exactly the "first" described in this prompt. Hello everyone!

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  4. Dragged this one out of the antique memory bank:)

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  5. Me too, this one is from my old blog...bkm

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  6. Poets United,

    I loved this prompt,( Thank you Carrie )
    I enjoyed the very thought of it all!!
    Eileen

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  7. way behind schedule,
    try to catch up by Friday.

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  8. Good job Carrie and Robb. Let's do this. Here we go..A is for Abstruse (Did I say that's a title of a poem?)

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  9. This was a tough one for me to post but it wanted out of its folder.
    http://lolamousedroppings.blogspot.com/2011/04/elegy-for-childhood.html

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  10. Thanks Carrie n' Rob; Great Idea!

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  11. A metaphorical first rebellion. I've just spent a week walking around an English lake in Spring.

    http://poetry-diary.com/2011/04/15/bathing-strictly-prohibited/

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  12. A second go at this - first embrace.

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