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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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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

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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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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