Episode 51 - "Apurksody"
by Elizabeth Vrenios
A rat-tat-tappin poem.
A statement from Elizabeth:
"During this pandemic and isolation, I think we need joy, fun and music in our lives. Creating a piece that incorporated sound, rhythm, and humor I thought would be a welcome distraction right now."
Elizabeth Kirkpatrick-Vrenios' award winning chapbook, Special Delivery, was published in 2016. She has poems published in various anthologies and journals including Stories of Music, The Poeming Pigeon, Love Notes from Humanity, Stories of Music, the American Journal of Poetry, and she has been published in such journals as Clementine, Cumberland River Review, The Feminine Collective, The Kentucky Review, Unsplendid, Edison Literary review, Passager, NILVX, Unsplendid. She is a Professor Emerita from American University, artistic director of the Redwoods Opera in Mendocino, California, a member of international Who’s Who of Musicians, and is past National President of the National Opera Association. She has spent much of her life performing as a singing artist across Europe and the United States. She lives in Mendocino, CA.