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Tope Sholola

United States

Hi,
I am a 16 year old spoken word artist from Boston.

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Tope Sholola (United States) published:

Chocolate

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2017

They say the bitter the chocolate
The darker the truth 
So I guess Ive been coco tree swung since birth 
A semi sweet dark seed bearing strange fruit 
I got my taste from my mother 
She too coiled mouths 
Could never melt all Hershey kiss pretty 
Had to etch her name into the rib cage of every man that dared to consume her 
And of course she was a heart mender 
Spent the past 4 decades lowering blood pressure 
Taught...

about 2 years ago

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Tope Sholola (United States) published:

Moon Girl

PROMPT: Six-Word Story

Moon girl has Africa stained curls.

Seeking Peer Reviews

over 3 years ago

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Tope Sholola (United States) published:

To the daughter my mother always wanted

FREE WRITING


I prayed at your altar,
Knelt at your shrine until my kneecaps oozed your gospel
Do you know how much I sacrificed?
I sand papered my scars fresh cuts and stretch marks
Prettied my pain
In honor of your perfection
Don’t you remember?
I memorized your eulogy at charm school
I thought of your doctrine
When acrylic nails and paper smiles
Would pierce my side
Force me to sit straighter
Hold my breath so I wouldn’t breathe too loud
Take...
Seeking Peer Reviews

over 3 years ago

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