Editor's note: these poems originally appeared in the old/previous Luna Luna
EXPERIMENTS WITH VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE
I had done it before you with world
I do not for you are the first opera.
Okay one. Do you think about this
the Alexandria her
why address remake moving before either of us
there is a great desire to
strolling although there is
flat white piece of the pupil or,
there was not meant to then document clientele and ill humor
but to retain.
At that it had a look at the other at the off the wall
off there was a lot of her for a while huddle west hills in the air and air entire.
And then to El Salvador around and this is how the world and listen to the
and summer with a bang but purr.
This is no aftermath or the obtained by a whisper
and the ape and the interior
surrounded to me are they any print area
new the late may
the giant scrawled.
a paper bulb in the hallway
not carry this gnome intelligence dancing in the blades of grass
glowering at the church
the buildings become small- shrink
nightmare in the yellow square
(the night grows thin
she snaps the book shut
gulping down her clouds
once constant stare travelling the nightgown)
during the next feel the fingers go sceptical
cherries rotting in a bowl on the bedside table
they are like
friends lost at sea
i will slide within your body
redistribute my thought among your thighs
one of us will have to walk away
one of us on the other side
Ariel Beller was born in Portland, Oregon, in 1976. He lived in London from 2001 to 2014, and studied under John Stammers, receiving the Michael Donaghy Memorial Prize in 2006. He currently resides in Portland.