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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

Been here at DUP since summer of 2017. Met some great poets and poetesses here.  I tend to write shorter poems on many different topics. While I do rhyme I vary it within the poem.
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Spoken Word Poetry

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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.
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.
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.