Do not make huge changes,
Make subtle adjustments.
Too grand or too sudden,
And it won’t stick.
Try drinking four beers
On a Sunday,
Instead of six.
Grow your hair
A little longer,
Read a book by an author,
You have not tried before.
Go to a different bar,
Take the train
Instead of your car.
Eat mulligatawny soup and
Watermelon.
Watch a French movie
On Television.
Worry about the morning,
When it comes.

Saul Bennett is a poet from Rotherham, a small working class town in the North of England. He had been published in numerous places in the U.K. and US, including Moss Puppy, Vocivia, and The Whisky Blot. He can be found on Twitter @SBennettpoet and at various bars.

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