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Deep Underground Poetry is a platform for sharing and publishing poems, lyrics, short stories, spoken word and performance poetry. Meet other poets, writers and spoken word artists. Get critique, improve your writing and take part in poetry competitions. This is your freedom to push boundaries, challenge ideas and engage in thought provoking discussions. Are you interested in joining our diverse network of poets and writers?

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Poetry Writing Month

Join us for NaPoWriMo, write 30 poems in 30 days throughout April.
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Poems & Short Stories

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Observational Poems
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Inspirational Poems
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Erotic Poems
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Dark Poems
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Love Poems
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Self Poems
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Drugs Poems
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Story Poems
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Anger Poems
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Spiritual Poems
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Miscellaneous Poems
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Song Lyrics
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Fictional Prose
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Non-Fiction Prose
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Podcasts

Our official podcast.
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Ron Summers

Story telling in rhyme, searching the depths of hidden and often ignored desires and pleasures hidden in the darker side of life
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CSD1558
Minxy

I just write what I feel. What bubbles up in the moment. Usually when I'm dealing with extreme emotions. It is such a great thing to release hard experiences. And I am so moved to share in others lives.
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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The Haiku Pond
The Haiku Pond
Get your feet wet with haiku, senryu and other forms of Japanese poetry. Let's learn, share and create together.
The Poetcast Project
The Poetcast Project
Did you know that Deep Underground Poetry has a podcast featuring you fabulous poets of the Deep? The good news is WE DO! Find the home of The Poetcast Project right here, open for suggestions, discussions, participants and shenanigans.
Words on a Canvas
Words on a Canvas
Give vision to poetry. You can learn more about giving that true feeling to your poem visually, and how to create it. Perfect if you enjoy sharing your poetry on social media, or want to switch up a composition.