Topic: Spam

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.

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.

August 24, 2012

In which an especially avant-garde spam comment about Justin Bieber, skateboarding, and (mostly) misused words inspires our spam poets to go above and beyond, into the realm of experimental diptychs and spoken word. It's weird.

July 12, 2012


It is the poet's job to provoke us to think, and feel, in new ways. It is the spammer's job to embed hyperlinks to bootleg headphones and running shoes in chunks of garbage prose. Here is where the two meet, on the battlefield of politics and prose. Or whatever.