Long ago, I had my first publication, and it wasn't even a poem, but rather a short story. The title was "His Moment In Court," and the setting was a Kafkaesque afterworld.
Now, amazingly, it is available online, courtesy of my alma mater, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Their literary magazine, The Phoenix, is digitally archiving past issues.
And so, if you wish, here is my one and only short fiction pub:
His Moment In Court