Born In The Year Of The Butterfly Knife

By Derrick Brown

The main well-known assortment and biggest promoting identify at the Write Bloody roster. Butterfly Knife includes such award profitable items comparable to "The Kurosawa Champagne," A Finger, Dots, Then Me," "Pleased to fulfill You Yellow," "The chinese language Elevator" and "Hot for Sorrow." those are his vintage, unforgettable works of poetry and fiction from 1993-2004.

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