The Smoky Poet

The Pitmaster, Poet & Storyteller

Product Placement Poetry


Why You Should Be Drinking YerbaƩ Like Me

By on June 4, 2018

YerbaĆ© is A Great Tasting “Energy” Drink Last week I was heading over to my Orangetheory Fitness class when I stopped by the gas station for a bottle of water. I was feeling sluggish and needed some energy. I didn’t want to get an artificially tasting energy drink and that is when I came across […]

Marcus Theatres

Announcing My Partnership With Marcus Theatres

By on November 2, 2016

Check out Marcus Theatres for a Great Movie Experience. I am really excited to announce my partnership with Marcus Theatres. You see, I love going to movies. For the past couple of years I’ve almost exclusively gone to the Marcus Theatre in Rosemount, Minnesota. Although there is a closer movie theater, Marcus Theatres was one […]

Mercedes Benz

For My Love Mercedes

By on August 3, 2016

I Miss My Girl Mercedes The salt washed away. In the sun she’s glistening. My girl Mercedes. I wrote this haiku in August of 2014, as a series of “haiku challenges” with Mercedes Benz. As you can see in the tweet below, product placement poetry is alive and well. Alas I traded her in for […]

Cinnabon, The Product Poet

Another Ode to Cinnabon

By on March 11, 2016

C is for Cinnabon, I Need you right Now. As your Bon, this One Needs to right now. Today on Twitter, my friends at Cinnabon asked their followers to give them their best sweet status update. Many followers provided some rhymes and even one attempted to write a haiku. My attempt, which was graciously retweeted by […]

Amy Cuddy

It’s You, Not Me – A Breakup Poem For Amy Cuddy

By on August 3, 2015

Dearest, First of all where shall I begin? It’s not me it’s you, who’s smilin’. Pretty pictures did dance on my eyes, this customer you told me great lies. Many a night I have booked through you, No more clicking can’t trust you now too.

KIND, The Product Poet, KIND Snacks

Just be KIND

By on July 1, 2015

What will the day bring? Life is full of excitement. Please do a KIND thing. [button font_size=”20″ color=”#0433ff” text_color=”#ffffff” icon=”arrow-circle-o-right” url=”” target=”_self”]Read: Need a great lip smack? Try KIND Snacks[/button]


Dear Biz and Ben: An Ode to Jelly.

By on June 15, 2015

Dearest Biz and Ben: There once was an app ’twas called Jelly. Seemed it could be good for this felly. Questions I’d ask, getting stars I could bask. Though quirks it had, for Jelly I was glad. Alas I returned, what did I learn? Jelly had some bots, found that not hot. A message I’d […]

Stay On Target

By on May 19, 2015

Focused when roaming. Klondike Bar and Oreo. ’twas right on Target.

The Hail Marri

By on April 16, 2015

The king of the Court. Let’s throw a hail Marriott. Greatness Hall of Fame.

The Product Poet

I am Stout

By on April 12, 2015

Big bold and complex. That’s a description of me. Green Flash Double Stout.