Topic: Poetry

February 2, 2014

In celebration of a couple of momentous milestones, here is what may well prove to be our last spam poem ever. It is, perhaps more fittingly than we know, about the Super Bowl.

January 24, 2014

Some mysteries are so esoteric that they can only be properly assessed in verse. This year's Golden State Warriors aren't necessarily that, but this is a poem about them.

October 28, 2013

In an inspirational return, our spam poetry series tackles the big questions, including the lifestyle of an SEO Panda.

February 25, 2013

Another year older, another year of trying to figure out the Basenji Dog Secret. The internet's hard-spamming robot chorus is here to help. 

February 14, 2013

It might not be the best idea to ask horny, spammy internet robots for romantic advice on Valentine's Day. But they're going to offer that advice anyway, because that is what they do.

February 11, 2013

The latest in our occasional series of poems inspired by and consisting entirely of the more evocative spam comments on this site. Concerning, in this case, the cashmere shoes of King Ken Griffey, Jr.

January 23, 2013

In which robo-hucksters offer some constructive criticism and sage advice about improving the site, and also discuss problems at home, and finally offer an amazing deal on "sex tubes."

January 18, 2013

The spammers are still speaking. We are still listening. And from this familiar torrent of OUTRAGEOUS DEALS ON SUNGLASSES, a poetic message has emerged. It's also mostly about sunglasses.

January 2, 2013

A new poem about writing less and nail fungus, brought to you by the hundreds of spam comments that we delete every week. Don't thank us, thank the internet.

November 29, 2012

Stymie started with a simple, good idea from founding editor Eric Smetana: smart sports storytelling in a variety of different styles. From that good idea has come a consistently good literary magazine focused on exploring sports through the lenses of fiction and poetry.