Make Mine A Double

Since being pissed all through Xmas and New Year,
I think it’s about time I cut down on my drinking.
But that’s not what I want to do, I fear
I’d rather cut down on my thinking.

If I don’t think it’s a problem, it can’t be one.
There, that’s got rid of all of the trouble.
Let’s have another drink, you know it’s fun,
by the way make mine a double.


Ian Lewis Copestick is a 48 year old writer from Stoke on Trent EnglandHe’s had over 300 poems and stories published in over 20 e-zines.His debut collection of poetry ” The Detritus Of The Drunken Night ” was published in 2019 by Cajun Mutt Press.In 2020 he was nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

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