Writing and Poetry Community

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?

Submit poetry and spoken word
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Earn likes and followers
Enter poetry competitions
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Participate in forums & groups
Send private messages
Compile a reading list

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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Proprio Vos Sanguine Pasco
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...a sweet harmonica blowing like a gone lover's scent on a cool pillow or a black and white image blurred of them on wooden steps; Mattie, Bae-bae, and Marvaline, their fine young legs crossed high and a Studebaker in the gravel drive...
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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Word Play
Word Play
Hone your skills through word play. Participate with other members in quick-fire short poem and prose challenges.
Rhyme and Reason
Rhyme and Reason
A space to discuss Life, the Universe and Everything. Together we'll debate everything from the big mysteries to the small peculiarities of life, and all that's in between.
Loud-Speaker Poetry
Loud-Speaker Poetry
If you want to take your poetry to another level and give it more layers and life, Loud-Speaker Poetry is for you! We can help you read with expression and passion and offer a safe space to practice and perfect your audio / video craft.