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Essential Poetry: The First Time

Updated on June 4, 2015
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Sometimes... there's just magic!

The First Time, is about the beginning of a relationship and that time which will always be remembered by lovers. It is a time of anticipation and almost uncontrollable desires that form new hopes and expectations. The first time is unique, an experience that is never the same and will always provide the template to the emotional foundations of the relationship.

There is a first time, for every aspect of every relationship that we engage in, irrespective of whether or not that relationship is platonic or not. This essential poem by New Zealand poet, Pearldiver is written from the perspective of finding and falling deeply in love... caught up in the rush, and in the magic found, the first time.

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The First Time.

The first time we kiss

You will know what love is

How powerful, a touch can be

Why your heart will always be mine...


The first time I reach out to you

You will not know when

Nor will your body know where

My breath, my touch, will explore...


The first time that we touch

Will be electric; like falling droplets of warm water

Exploding across the nape of your neck

Intensely searching, seductively, wet...


And the first time that we kiss

Your soul will know what it is to soar

Endlessly, riding on waves of slow foreplay

This love first made, beyond your greatest anticipation

Will cry out once more, from every sense, deeply fulfilled

The first time…

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* Essential Poetry by Pearldiver *

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for expressing your sentiments. I pray yours was also a romance "movie".

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      IAmForbidden 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      lovely and expressive poetry. Vote up!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. So wonderfully romantic. Loved this. Pure magic. Passing this on.

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      Rob Welsh 4 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi Martin, thank you for that... my 'sentiments'... were used to make such a 'movie' on several occasions... hahaha I often wonder how I have managed to play my part all this time... but alas, passion is such a task driver! Take care... PD

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      Rob Welsh 4 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi unknown spy, thank you for taking the time to read and enjoy this piece.. cheers.. take care.. PD

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      Rob Welsh 4 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi Rasma, thank you for your extremely positive review of this piece.. I'm glad you enjoyed.. cheers for your support.. take care.. PD

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      Dr.Kulsum Mehmood 4 years ago from Nagpur, India

      Very beautiful poetry.

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      Rob Welsh 4 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi Kulsum, thank you very much for your positive compliment... glad you enjoyed this piece.,.. cheers... take care.. PD

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      LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Love, an enigma?! As it unfolds .... One petal at a time, the words of the story deepens further within itself....... :)

      'Your soul will know what it is to soar....'

      The First time is always beautiful..... This says a lot. Wonderful poem.... Thanks for sharing this on such a beautiful day :)

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Aha, how very beautiful! The first time, never forgotten....Bravo..

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      Rob Welsh 4 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Enigma is such a great word and fits so well with so many others... perhaps it is best used to heighten the sense of anticipation... perhaps it has never been applied for that purpose... and the first time, is yet to be written! Cheers for the imagery of the ravaged flower, torn and vulnerable... caught in the moment of the bee! :) And.. you are welcome.. take care.. PD

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      Rob Welsh 4 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi Ruby, thank you for your positive compliment... I 'm glad you enjoyed reading this piece, the first time... don't forget to read it again.. ya hear!! :) take care... PD

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Wopnderful ;I loved each one and here's to so many more to share.

      Have a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Rob Welsh 4 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi Eddy, thank you for that and for taking the time to read and enjoy this piece.. you have a wonderful day also... yes, it always pays to enjoy the first time of everything new, if we can... cheers, take care... PD

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      Brenda Lorraine Scully 3 years ago from Ireland

      oooooh this sounds like something to look forward to indeed.

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      Rob Welsh 3 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi Brenda, well of course, the first time should always be so, but sadly for many, it isn't. :( Thanks for appreciating this piece as much as I appreciate that "oooooh!" Take care up there... PD

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      Ali 3 years ago from Melbourne

      So true and unfortunately so sad for me.

      I could never believe my first love would leave me due to my financial difficulties.

      Thnx for the great piece.

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      Abba Elijah aka elijagod 2 years ago from Nigeria

      Thanks dear !

      What a lovely poem.

      Voted up and thanks for sharing

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      Joy56 2 years ago

      Your memory is better than mine

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      Rob Welsh 24 months ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi abbaelijah, thank you for taking the time to read and comment on this piece... I do apologise for not getting back to you earlier and will make that up by reading your works which I note are also poetry... thanks again... take care

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      Rob Welsh 24 months ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Oh Brenda how does one forget the first taste of a peach? Some things should never be forgotten... Yummm! :)

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      Nithya Venkat 23 months ago from Dubai

      A lovely romantic poem, beautifully expressed.

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      Rob Welsh 23 months ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hello Vellur, nice to see you again, glad you enjoyed this piece. Cheers for reading and leaving such a positive comment... take care Rob

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