A Writing & Poetry Community

Deep Underground Poetry is a platform for sharing and publishing poems, lyrics, short stories, spoken word and performance poetry. You can get critique and improve your writing, socialise with poets, writers and spoken word artists, 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
Get feedback on your writing
Earn likes and followers
Enter poetry competitions
Create a personal profile page
Participate in forums & groups
Send private messages
Compile a reading list of favorites

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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poet goldenmyst

Goldenmyst, 52 years old, lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The poet and author believes, “Love blossoms even within the walls of a madhouse in hearts yearning to be free.”
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poet David_Macleod
David Macleod

Join "POETRY MEDICS."   My name is David Macleod. I write to any and all genres and forms: I hate conventional thinking or controls on poetry writing and on censorship "Poetry without self creates no responses, nor should it."
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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Poetry Medics
Poetry Medics
"The Doctor will see you now" for help and positive assistance with your writing. A cosy and nurturing environment, where critique is prescribed with respect and encouragement. Nervous patients welcome, get tips for editing and improving your poems.
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.
Word Play
Word Play
Hone your skills through word play. Participate with other members in quick-fire short poem and prose challenges.