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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

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Mr. Nice Guy.

Love is easy. Relationships are hard. One you fall in and out of. The other requires constant work and maintenance from both. Unfortunately, many people want some mass-produced token of… Read more

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Ups and Down.

We all have our poisons of choice. And they all have their ups and downs. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. Can’t say I know… Read more

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Made You Look.

I always do my best to perform for an audience. And I disappoint myself when if I feel like I didn’t live up to my own expectations, even if I… Read more

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X-Factor.

I am a man whose view of the world is seen through the lens of pop culture. For better, or for worse. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get… Read more

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The Man Outside

One part dream, one part weed-induced delusion. Or maybe I did see some weird shit. I’m not sure. All I know is that it was some freaky shit that makes… Read more

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My Personal Hell.

Legitimately a recurring setting in a not-entirely reoccurring dream. The story always changes, but the setting, people, and things never do. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the… Read more

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Unproductive.

I find it difficult to not keep myself productive. It’s an unhealthy mentality, for sure. I’m happiest when I produce. But I’m also at my most vulnerable when I can’t,… Read more

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From a Certain Point of View.

I do not like myself. I have great difficulty accepting that there are those who love me, who believe and trust in me. To me, my successes are failures. My… Read more

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Hard Times.

The beauty of pro wrestling is the way it can, when done just right, seamlessly blend athletics and theatrics. And “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes might just be the single-greatest… Read more

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Cream of the Crop.

The third entry in this seemingly on-going series of transcribing classic pro wrestling promos into poetry. These are the immortal words of the late, great “Macho Man” Randy Savage (along… Read more

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Parts Unknown.

Another pro wrestling promo-turned-poem. This one is also another all-time classic. Enjoy. Hulk Hogan. Have a question to answer your question. As you, Hulk Hogan, travel to Wrestlemania! by conventional… Read more