Steve (Abhaya) Brooks – Poetry Prose & Art

April 17, 2014

Invisible Lion

Filed under: Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 12:27 pm


Invisible Lion CoverInvisible Lion
is the third of the books included in The Window Seat. It was written in San Francisco in the spring of 1985 after I had stopped drinking. Invisible Lion is not a book of recovery, but it talks about the aftermath of a certain kind of life.

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Invisible Lion

February 28, 2014

Philosopoems

Filed under: Book,Poetry,Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 2:00 pm

Philosopoems CoverPhilosopoems is a book of 24 somewhat philosophical poems, somewhat in junction with Flowers. 

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Philosopoems

September 22, 2013

Eating Pizza with a Spoon

Filed under: Book,Fiction,Humor,Non-fiction,Poetry,Prose,Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 12:36 pm

Eating Pizza with a Spoon CoverEating Pizza with a Spoon is a biography of my brother, John Mark Brooks, who took his own life, July 28th, in Nashville, Tennessee. Musician, writer, businessman, comedian, cross-dresser, biographer, economist, he was a remarkable presence in our lives.

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Eating Pizza with a Spoon

Additonal Material

June 6, 2013

Walking in the Village

Filed under: Non-fiction,Poetry,Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 12:36 pm

Walking in the Village CoverWalking in the Village was written in New York City, in Greenwich Village and beyond, in May, 2013.

Walking in the Village

March 4, 2013

Alone

Filed under: Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 7:38 pm


Alone CoverAlone
 is a book of poems, 85 pages, written in ’06-’07.

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Alone

September 3, 2012

Monkeys on the Temple Steps

Filed under: Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 6:36 pm

Monkeys on the Temple Steps is a small collection of poems, written after I got back from India in 1993.

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Monkeys on the Temple Steps

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

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

October 29, 2011

Walking in Asheville

Filed under: Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 7:19 pm

Walking in Asheville Cover

Walking in Asheville is poems and photographs, composed in Asheville, North Carolina, in the summer of 2011. It bears a resemblance to Walking in San Francisco, Walking in Ellensburg, and Walking in the Village (NYC), also on this site.

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Walking in Asheville Contents

Walking in Asheville: with photos

Walking in Asheville (text)

December 21, 2010

The Chair Outside the Door

Filed under: Book,Poetry,Uncategorized — Steve Abhaya @ 10:55 am

The Chair Outside the Door CoverThe Chair Outside the Door is a book of 26 poems, originally written as “Sonnets to Rilke”, after his “Sonnets to Orpheus.”

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The Chair Outside the Door

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