The First Will Be Poetic by Cherita Smith is a short story of Prom Night. This is a night special for Tori because she has decided that the night will be a “first,” a night in which she will be all that she can be as a woman. Sisters Cori and Lori help her prepare for the night. There is makeup and hairstyling and advice. Cori and Lori tell Tori about their first time.