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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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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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Featured Poet

I just write stories that may or may not rhyme. They mostly rhyme. Most are experiences turned ink blot, some just repurposed junk in my head. I write because sometimes, I need the room.
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Spoken Word Poetry

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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.
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.
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.