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Born in the Year of the Butterfly Knife by Derrick C. Brown
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Born in the Year of the Butterfly Knife showcases the brilliance of Derrick C. Brown's early works, mesmerizing prose, and hit poems that have taken the literary world by storm.
Immerse yourself in the enchanting verses of "The Kurosawa Champagne," "The Chinese Elevator," "Pleased to Meet You Yellow, My Name is Blue," and the acclaimed "A Finger, Two Dots Then Me," which has been transformed into an award-winning short film.
Raw emotion and evocative imagery graces each page, as Brown's words come to life and leave a lasting impact on the reader.
Fall in love with this extraordinary collection, where each poem is a work of art, discovery, and a testament to the boundless power of the written word.
"A wit as sharp as Sedaris, a sensibility as poignant as Sexton, Brown manages to blur the lines between poet and cult writer with remarkable ease and grace. Brown's poetry and performance redefines what is considered great contemporary American Poetry."