GET YOUR FEET OUT OF MY IAMB
It Could Be Verse
The First MuddyUm Poetry Collection
Funny poems have been a part of MuddyUm since day one!
Possibly that’s hyperbole, but exaggeration’s fun.
Did you know that with [SHIFT+ENTER] you can do a single line?
With typographic power you can versify sublime-
Consider writing funny poems, don’t listen to the Torah.
Hogan’s sure a funny guy, but, gosh, there’s no one sorer.
Write a poem — the funny kind — for MuddyUm or else,
The world will end in fire and ice and poop and farts and oil and cake and screaming termagants, fast turtles, frost heave, alewives, traffic, and welts.
Here’s a collection of some of the poetry from MuddyUm!
Some poems are funny. Some are good. These are both!
Is it as bad as you think?
A very timely response to the above prompt!
Bad restaurants are a different kind of Hell, suitable for the Dante of Yelp.
What’s That Smell? by co-editor Anu Anniah
Do you really want to know?
Love poem to a noodle, but is it pho or ramen or lo mein? We must know!
This is a problem that happens a lot at MuddyUm.
Stuff ABOUT Poetry
“I’m well on my way to a lucrative, high-demand career as a slam poetry comic — all thanks to Jerry Seinfeld.”
The dissenting voice! Also, fuck Bukowski!
3 Reasons I Don’t Write Poetry or Why I’d Rather Have a Bottle in Front of Me, by co-editor Carol Lennox
She starts by blaming her sister, and then it gets fierce!
If you must.
Hopefully you find this entertaining, inspiring, and maybe unnerving. Write poems that are both funny and good! We encourage that kind of thing.