Zack Lesmeister

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Zack Lesmeister

Zack Lesmeister is a first generation American, born and raised in Saint Louis. He enjoys long walks on the beach and deconstructing the gender binary. As a queer mixed poet, he focuses his efforts exploring racial and queer identities, and Vietnamese culture in America.

In 2017, he led his high school slam team to the VerbQuake team finals. He went on to represent St. Louis at Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam Festival. In fall 2017, Zack was named the St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate.

To book him for a poetry performance, talk, or, special appearance, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

An​ ​Ode​ ​to​ ​Saint​ ​Louis:​ ​Comprised​ ​Completely​ ​of​ ​Card​ ​Names​ ​from​ ​Magic​ ​the​ ​Gathering

Fear
Murder​ ​Investigation

Erase
Tormented​ ​Soul

Naturalize
Traitorous​ ​Blood

Mutilate
Meddling​ ​Kids

Whisk​ ​Away
Murder

Rite​ ​of​ ​Undoing
Knowledge​ ​and​ ​Power

Corrupt
Corrupt
Grisly​ ​Spectacle

Reality​ ​Shift
Arrest Honor​ ​Guard

Set​ ​Adrift
False​ ​Orders

Write​ ​into​ ​
Being Blue​ ​Ward

Reanimate
Victim​ ​of​ ​Night-
Child​ ​of​ ​Night

Punish​ ​the​ ​Enemy
Pay​ ​No​ ​Heed
Fear

Barter​ ​in​ ​Blood
Redeem Soulmender-
Child​ ​of​ ​Night

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