LeChell “The Shootah” R.H. – “A Haunting”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“My father taught me ghosting long before language knew its name.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from LeChell “The Shootah” R.H., performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

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LeChell “The Shootah” R.H. – “Thick”

Performed at WoWPS 2020

“Baby, with all this thick come a lot of heavy, and ‘would you take all the pain that came with all this’ thick?”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from LeChell “The Shootah” R.H., performed at WoWPS 2020 Finals in Dallas, TX.

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LeChell “The Shootah” R.H. – “Typecasting”

Performing at WoWPS 2020

“A dark-skinned Black girl gets cast for misery yet again, so she picks up a pen. Writes her own story.”

Don’t miss this great poem from LeChell “The Shootah” R.H., performing at WoWPS 2020 in Dallas, TX.

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