Sophia Emilie – “The Proposal”

Performed at WoWPS Finals 2020

“Yes, I’m the one proposing. No, it isn’t rom-com quirky, down-on-one-knee. It’s sitting in my friend’s car at half-past midnight telling him ‘Rather you than a stranger 800 miles away.’”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Sophia Emilie, performing at WoWPS Finals 2020 in Dallas, TX.

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