Poet. Storyteller. Educator.

Name: Z, stage name ZBassSpeaks

Z, the poet with the copper voice is a multi award winning twin spirited indigenous spoken word artist. Z became the first Poet Laureate of Lafayette as of April 2022. The Colorado born poet has been speaking/performing in the Denver Metro area since 2008. With the mission to speak on social issues and to promote unity, literacy, and creativity through poetry. By using traditional forms and radical fusions of art and poetry.

 Upcoming Events

Free Typewriter Poetry at the Oxford Hotel - Sept 23 

Lafayette Music Festival 2023 - Oct 7th

Dia de Muertos Celebration at Longmont - Oct 14th 

Yellow Scene Carnivale Masquerade Gala - Oct 14th


If you you wish to support my work and you feel generous. You can donate to my Venmo. Writing poetry requires a lot of tea for those late nights. 

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