FAT SOAPY BUBBLES
SKINNY SOAPY BUBBLES
THIS ONE'S MY FAVORITE, EVEN THOUGH I'M NOT SUPPOSED TO HAVE FAVORITES
REACHING FOR THE LIGHT THROUGH THE STINGING, SWIRLING SNOW AND SLEET, HOLDING ONTO A HOPE THAT I WILL MAKE IT THROUGH THIS IMPENDING DOOM, WHEN ACTUALLY IT’S JUST MISTY WATER RINSING OFF MY HONDA HRV
Jason Melvin's work has recently appeared in A Thin Slice of Anxiety, Olney, Terror House, Bombfire, Anti-Heroin Chic, Zero Readers, Roi Faineant and Sledgehammer, among others. He was nominated for a Pushcart by Outcast and Bullshit Lit. He was named second-runner-up for the Heartwood Poetry Prize in 2021. He can be found on Twitter @jason5melvin and on his website at jasonmelvinwords.weebly.com. His book, Wrong Things, is available here.