Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 4 – CHAPTER SIXTEEN : The Else

About ‘Condition Oakland’Posted Sections Up So Far TRACK 4 – CHAPTER 16: THE ELSE We pack up everything and we are loading the van, out back. Mark and I put our amps in the back, light cigarettes, and lean against the van. “Good show,” I say. “Yeah, good show. I think this is going to … Continue reading Posting My First Novel: ‘CONDITION OAKLAND: Confessions of a Naïve Punk With a Heart Full of Arson, An Oh, How the World Doth Quake & Burn’ – TRACK 4 – CHAPTER SIXTEEN : The Else

Contemplating Religious Orthodoxy As Found Guidebooks Written by Mental Illness Saints In The Course of Reality Breaks – A Poem

by Cypress Butane It is all a mirror if one stares with the eyes Is it a sin to cut my hair I could get a tattoo but damn What does it mean - if I write upon my flesh the word 'Impermanence' - For this world, this time Permanent, La La Lee, I spin … Continue reading Contemplating Religious Orthodoxy As Found Guidebooks Written by Mental Illness Saints In The Course of Reality Breaks – A Poem

Read My Rewrite of Cyberpunk ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Story ‘Don’t Say That You Love Me’ – With Benefit of Writers Group Critique Revision – New Sections to Come – Follow Along!

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The Parable of the Barefoot Mermaid Sex Dream At the Hot Air Balloon Race

All of this transpired while I was deep asleep in a frustrated parody of rest dying alone at the bottom of the world while my couch was trying to eat me. Daring to lie upon her, the crime of touching base with the world without being fully in love with her, I think that is … Continue reading The Parable of the Barefoot Mermaid Sex Dream At the Hot Air Balloon Race

Here’s Lookin’ At Me – A Poem By Cypress Butane

Women are vacuums. They thrive on pain. Ilsa Lund was a liar for love. She had it all. She started the war. She was always wet in the eyes. It's all "We'll always have Paris", but I never got to make a spare key. At my place everyone knows my name. But they don't know … Continue reading Here’s Lookin’ At Me – A Poem By Cypress Butane

DON’T SAY THAT YOU LOVE ME – A New Cyberpunk Short Story in Upbraiding Appraisal Inspired By Responding to ‘Don’t Say Gay’ – PART II

PART TWO: EVERYTHING IN ITS OWN WAY - EXUBERANCE IS BEAUTY Don’t Say That You Love Me The Story of the Tattooed Lady By Cypress Butane “We’re the tattooed lady, and we’re never going to have a minute’s peace, the rest of our lives, until everybody else is tattooed, too.” ` ― J.D. Salinger Marie … Continue reading DON’T SAY THAT YOU LOVE ME – A New Cyberpunk Short Story in Upbraiding Appraisal Inspired By Responding to ‘Don’t Say Gay’ – PART II

DON’T SAY THAT YOU LOVE ME – A New Cyberpunk Short Story in Upbraiding Appraisal Inspired By Responding to ‘Don’t Say Gay’

PART ONE: ONE ALMOST SUSPECTS ONE IS ALIVE Don’t Say That You Love MeThe Story of the Tattooed LadyBy Cypress Butane “We're the tattooed lady, and we're never going to have a minute's peace, the rest of our lives, until everybody else is tattooed, too.” ` ― J.D. Salinger Part 1: ONE ALMOST SUSPECTS ONE … Continue reading DON’T SAY THAT YOU LOVE ME – A New Cyberpunk Short Story in Upbraiding Appraisal Inspired By Responding to ‘Don’t Say Gay’

“̶D̶o̶n̶’̶t̶ ̶S̶a̶y̶ ̶G̶a̶y̶”̶ (Don’t Say That You Love Me) – The Story of the Tattooed Lady, pt 1. By Cypress Butane – A Cyberpunk Short Fiction

Don’t Say That You Love Me The Story of the Tattooed Lady By Cypress Butane PART ONE - TO BE CONTINUED“We're the tattooed lady, and we're never going to have a minute's peace, the rest of our lives, until everybody else is tattooed, too.” ` ― J.D. Salinger The courier rolled the teaching droid into … Continue reading “̶D̶o̶n̶’̶t̶ ̶S̶a̶y̶ ̶G̶a̶y̶”̶ (Don’t Say That You Love Me) – The Story of the Tattooed Lady, pt 1. By Cypress Butane – A Cyberpunk Short Fiction

Bitter Fruit: Marshall McLuhan and the Rise of Fake News – An Article from Graham Majin at Quillette – Looking at this In Conjunction with My Recent Piece on McLuhan for Cyberpunks.com

Bitter Fruit: Marshall McLuhan and the Rise of Fake News In Orson Welles’s classic movie Citizen Kane, the eponymous hero publishes a statement of principles on the front page of his newspaper, “I’ll provide the people of this city with a daily paper that will tell all the news honestly. ... They're going to get the … Continue reading Bitter Fruit: Marshall McLuhan and the Rise of Fake News – An Article from Graham Majin at Quillette – Looking at this In Conjunction with My Recent Piece on McLuhan for Cyberpunks.com

Tales of the Young Shungyosai – An Early Chapter of ‘The Skein’ – POSSESSING THE GLIMPSE OF GREED’S DESIRE

It wasn’t until eight grade that I properly learned to blush in shame. I was nobody, but I was not alone in the library, when I carried home books large enough to make the woman behind the desk say things to me while my mother stood behind me such as ‘these are some interesting choices!’ … Continue reading Tales of the Young Shungyosai – An Early Chapter of ‘The Skein’ – POSSESSING THE GLIMPSE OF GREED’S DESIRE