Geoff Cochrane. Image: Ebony Lamb.
Geoff Cochrane. Image: Ebony Lamb.

BooksJuly 19, 2019

The Friday Poem: Channel Hopping by Geoff Cochrane

Geoff Cochrane. Image: Ebony Lamb.
Geoff Cochrane. Image: Ebony Lamb.

A poem by Miramar poet Geoff Cochrane.

 

Channel Hopping

 

Stupa or Stuka?

Weet-Bix or Welsh rabbit?

Galactic aerodrome or Matchbox truck?

*

I’m young in my dreams, still young.

*

Beautiful Keanu’s wearing shades—

antique shades with iodine-coloured lenses.

*

I’m young in my dreams, still young,

and I still have some ink in my pen,

but one repents of wanting to be known.

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