Steve (Abhaya) Brooks – Poetry Prose & Art

July 7, 2012

Famous Lost Words

Filed under: Fiction,Humor,Non-fiction,Prose,Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 10:43 am

Famous Lost Words CoverFamous Lost Words is a compilation  of quotations from famous people who might have had a temporary loss of memory and were forced to invent new ways of saying what they were famous for saying.

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Famous Lost Words

Silhouettes

Filed under: Children,Humor,Non-fiction,Prose — Steve Abhaya @ 10:31 am

Silhouettes CoverSilhouettes is a collection of definitions as one might find in an online search, exploring the origin and uses of everyday language.

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Silhouettes Contents

Silhouettes

Practically Advice

Filed under: Humor,Non-fiction,Prose,Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 10:19 am

Practically Advice CoverPractically Advice is a collection of phrases, lines, and aphorisms. It follows Never Mind, Gertrude Stein in that regard.

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Practically Advice

July 6, 2012

Books & Art:

Filed under: Contents — Steve Abhaya @ 4:04 pm


Steve Brooks

 

See videos below on this page.

On the Lake of Volcanoes, a book of 24 poems, was written on a recent trip to Lake Atitlan in Guatemala.

Flowers, a book of 63 Zenish poems, is new.

Wisdom Teeth, a book of 24 somewhat philosophical poems, is new.

The Shredding Sky, a book of 25 poems is new.

For an overview of what’s on this site go to: All Covers  or Contents by Title, on your right. Then enter the name of the post you want into the search box to your right. You can also go to Categories, and click on one of them for specific areas of interest. Once you enter a post in the search box, it will come up, but you will need to scroll down past other mentions of it until the post itself appears. If you want to respond to what you see here, scroll down to Leave a Comment on this page, or email me at: steve@steveabhaya.com.

All artwork on Steveabhaya.com is by the author, except for the cover of The Blood & Turnips Poetry Festival by Alexandra Benjamin, the cover to The Zen of Housepainting by Chris Blum, and the paintings that accompany The Lonely Lion are by Christine Schibly. The cover photo for Fearless in Lucknow was taken by Michael Schiesser. The artwork for Let’s Spend Some Time Together is by Gregory Vose.

The reading at the Altamont is from several books including Essential Occupation, published by New Native Press, available from amazon.com, newnativepress.com, spdbooks.com, and steve@steveabhaya.com. The reading at Malaprops is shorter and only from Essential Occupation. 

Nothing is a talk that evolved from two earlier one-man shows,  Showtime, in ’75, and The Blood & Turnips Poetry Festival, in ’82. Nothing was recorded in ’03. My son Jaxon first made it available on his insightful and humorous website MilkandCookies.com.

Nothing – A One Man Show is on YouTube.

Steve Brooks at the Altamont is on YouTube. 

Steve Brooks at Malaprops is on YouTube. 

Fearless in Lucknow is available on Kindle.

Fearless in Lucknow

Fearless in Lucknow

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