And if you recognize yourself on this list, then I owe you lunch! Take me up on it, seriously.
1) 1st trip to Africa
2) 1st painting
Thanks, Peter Cl__ke!
3) 1st safari
Thanks, M____m and _oz
4) 1st word in Zulu
Sawubona (Which means I see you), G__isile!5) 1st pedicure
6) 1st time installing track lighting
7) 1st time performing poetry in a cemetery
8) 1st time performing poetry for Republicans (or is that the same thing?)
9) 1st time I saw someone else perform one of my poems
Thanks, J_n!10) 1st time seeing the Indian Ocean
11) 1st vocal lesson
12) 1st year of keeping a blog
Thanks, C_llin & B__e & K__t_!
13) 1st time I got __d on a balcony
14) 1st time I floated on my back
15) 1st time I swam the length of a pool
16) 1st time I ate food growing in the wild
17) 1st time attempting to give myself a haircut
18) 1st time I had cheesecake from Junior's of Brooklyn
19) 1st time I've owned a cell phone
Thanks... but no thanks!
20) 1st time memorizing a poem that was not my own
Thanks, New England College MFA program!
21) 1st time I composed a Curriculum Vitae
22) 1st time I performed a poem for my family - I mean the whole family - all the aunts & uncles & cousins and dem
23) 1st time producing a limited edition print
24) 1st time writing a poem longer than 3 pages
Thanks, Anne W_ldman!
25) 1st year in grad school