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

Hearts of Lafayette - March 17th

Project Wonder Poetry Workshop - April 9th

BCAA Poetry Workshop - April 22nd

Poetry Reading at Longmont Library - April 24th

Poetry Reading at The Muse - May 15th

Lafayette Artist Series - June 29th


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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