Geoff Cochrane lives in Wellington and sleeps poorly. His most recent
book of verse is Hypnic Jerks (Victoria University Press, 2005).
Cochrane comments: ‘My younger brother Stephen has for me much
of the glamour of an older one. He remains lean and brown and good-looking,
and still has a tendency to blush – when asking questions of bus-drivers
or waitresses, for instance. Yes: Stephen remains lean and brown and
good-looking, while I…’
Poem: Seven Unposted Postcards to My Brother