First Impressions is a collection of poetry for your enjoyment. The poetry contained in this book presents the various aspects of human emotion. The author studies the vivid reality of depression and the contrasting illusion of happiness. This book presents an attempt at dissecting fate and glorifying faith, hope and love. You will find a piece of your life written in these lyrics as we venture back into our past and look forward to the future. The author finds poetry as a lyrical contest of the mind worthy of being shared. His attempt at expressing everyday life shows the reader that the life we live is the template for those who follow our example. Take this trip with the author for the journey is truly worth the adventure on the road well traveled.