LeChell The Shootah – “When the Engineer Fails”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“I will always tell her she is beautiful. But I am not the one she wants to hear that from. I am not the one who has to believe it.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from LeChell The Shootah, performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

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LeChell the Shootah – “Model Mommy”

Performing at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam

“My husband asks what to do to help me get motivated again. Wonders why this wordsmith of a woman cannot find the words to explain postpartum depression.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from LeChell the Shootah, performing at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD.

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