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?

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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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I am not really a seasoned writer. I write to Feel Less and I read to Feel more.
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A liquid substance  With grey eyes As a rain cloud  Form is an unfamiliar thing.
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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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.
Cafe Critique
Cafe Critique
Come and enjoy our friendly offering of help and positive assistance with your writing. A cosy and nurturing environment, where critique is served with respect and encouragement. Nervous patrons welcome, get tips for editing and improving your poems.
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.