Steve Brooks (Abhaya) – Poetry, Prose & Art

September 27, 2010

Matisse in LA

Filed under: Book,Poetry — Steve Brooks @ 8:21 pm

Matisse in LA CoverMatisse in LA is a small book of poems, written months after I had a real scare, from my first myocardial infarction. I was happy to be alive and suddenly conscious,in my body, of my morality. I said I was 18 until I was 60, when that happened. I was someone who embraced the presence of death, but my body hadn’t gotten the message, until then. It was a kind of awakening that produced these poems, which I had slighted until recently.

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Matisse in LA

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