LISTEN | Black Panther's Letitia Wright shares emotional poem for Chadwick Boseman

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  • Letitia Wright paid tribute to her "brother" Chadwick Boseman with an emotional spoken word poem.
  • Letitia starred alongside the actor as his sister, Shuri in Black Panther.
  • "I wish I got to say goodbye," the 26-year-old says in the poem. "God told me that you were my brother and that I am to love you as such, and I always did, and I always will."


Black Panther star Letitia Wright is paying tribute to her "brother" in an emotional spoken word poem.

The 26-year-old played King T'Challa's sister, Shuri, in the Marvel film alongside Chadwick Boseman who died of colon cancer last week.

"It is written, there is nothing new under the sun. But the sun stood still that morning, refusing to shine. Dark clouds surrounding, confusion setting in. Tears flowing, rivers so deep. I didn't know this is what I was waking up to, my brother, an angel on earth, departed," she began her poem, which she shared on Instagram.

"A soul so beautiful, when you walked into a room, there was calm. You always moved with grace and ease. Every time I saw you, the world would be a better place," she says.

"Words can't describe how I feel, how we all feel, that losing you was forced upon us, to accept this as a new reality.

"I wish I got to say goodbye."

The actor reflected on the first time she'd met Chadwick. Before their meeting, she said: "God told me that you were my brother and that I am to love you as such, and I always did, and I always will."

LISTEN TO HER FULL POEM HERE:

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