Anna Rugis

ANNA RUGIS is a poet, singer, songwriter and producer. Her poems have been included in Poetry Aotearoa, JAAM, brief, Snorkel, Cordite, Broadsheet, Spin, Takahe, Poetry NZ, Catalyst, Manukau in Poetry, LYNX magazine (USA), and International Literary Quarterly, UK. She also writes songs and musicals with environmental themes for children and is a former backup singer for Van Morrison, Cat Stevens, The Kinks. She has recorded 9 CDs of original music including Reconciliation, Cave Songs, and Traffic in Gold.

Obsolescent Music

a piano built in America for use in saloon bars with a high iron frame and a tone to be heard over a room full of sloshed singers yet how sweet it could sound when damped by blankets and played …

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