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Social Media Anxiety.

Anxiety has been a bit bad lately. Depression, too. I’m trying to find a thought or an idea worth caring about enough to write something from it. I really want… Read more

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My Favorite Love Song.

I’ve been listening to a lot of doo-wop and rock n’ roll lately. I’ve always loved the songs I grew up listening to on the oldies station, the way it… Read more

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Suspension of Disbelief.

I’m an utter mess of a man. But I’m only the somewhat restricted or restrained mess that I am due to a constant need to self-evaluate. I’m not perfect. I… Read more

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Spirit Balm.

I’m admittedly a sentimental, love-dovey type with my wife. But I often struggle to find the words to write something, anything about the way I feel for and about her…. Read more

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Petty, Not Cruel.

I’d rather someone give me the finger than wave at me when they cut me off in traffic. Because at least then, they’re being honest. Not just with me, but… Read more

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Cheers. Love. Play.

I was totally going to write poems for each hero in Overwatch, rotating through each class a hero at a time. Started with Mei (Damage), then followed up with D.Va… Read more

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The Gray.

For me, there’s a haunting middle-ground between my anxiety and my depression. A sort of psychological, emotional DMZ that I can almost see roll in over everything. Where all feeling… Read more

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All-American (w/ Cheese).

Below is a quick, little comment I made on a buddy’s Facebook post got a little love from an individual who I’ve long been a fan of as both a… Read more

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Wanting, Waiting.

There will always be more people eager to tell you how, when, where, and why you fucked up than there are those willing to acknowledge accomplishments and contributions. That’s why… Read more

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Nerf This.

A character that could have easily become a lazy cliche, D.va is easily one of the most beloved characters to come out of a game bursting at the seams with… Read more

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Anxiety.

A mind like a steel trap ain’t so great when all you catch are heffalumps and woozles. Read this and more in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the… Read more

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Rock Punk Rock.

I love punk rock–the sound, the spirit, the catharsis. Raw, unashamed of what it is. This rebellious rejection of norms and expectations. To have my stand-up compared to such things… Read more

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01:30 AM.

Because I can’t sleep. What if Hell is a perpetual state of disappointment? — 01:30 AM. Steve Arviso. 2018.

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You’re Killing Me, Smalls.

If you groan after reading this one, it becomes even more meta. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, an on-going poetry collection on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. Words hurt more than you think. My… Read more

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Thoughtless.

Sometimes, for the life of me, I actually have nothing of value to say. Of course, this is a problem when I’m trying to keep this shit flowin’ on the… Read more

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Mei.

Of all things, Mei might very well be what initially drew me to Overwatch. I remember joining the BETA test and not being entirely sold on the game and its… Read more

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Radical Dreamers.

“I’m a dreamer stuck in the real world.” — Sir Sly, Fun Read this and more in Cable-Knit Sweater, an on-going poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. I live in… Read more

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Maybe One Day.

Every single day. Read this and more in Cable-Knit Sweater, an on-going poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. There are still mornings I turn to that place beneath the avocado… Read more

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As Below.

It’s said the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. So maybe, just maybe, we shouldn’t be too surprised where we end up if we also fail to consider… Read more

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Adrift.

After a certain point, subtlety loses all meaning. I never wish for anyone to find themselves near that point. It’s hauntingly beautiful. But it’ll take you if you let it…. Read more