Jules by Moly Tov

Another beer in
The honey suds
Go down smooth

But she still feels
The rough spots
Of built-up filth
Sitting on the surface

Alcohol never was
A suitable solvent

It got the liver
Well-liquidated though
And sometimes
That was enough

A familial lie
She’d been telling

Herself
The repetition
Gave credibility
To the blatant

Bullshit

Moly Tov
Moly was a Spring 2016 resident poet with the Lehigh Valley Vanguard. Moly has had a few poems published, both online and in print, and a varied sampling of Moly’s poetry and paintings can be found at her blog: TheHodgeandThePodge.wordpress.com She has also been known to color the occasional comic book: zombieroyale.wordpress.com
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