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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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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 usually write about life or nature.  I'M relatively new at writing erotic poetry.
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Pariah Shadow

I just toss words around until it feels right.
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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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.
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.