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 Justafan18

I struggled with formal styles of poetry but found a home in Free Verse. My poetry is mostly Ekphrastic poetry!
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poet ReggiePoet

An inner passion drives me to the pen, not something that I sought, or thought was mine;   and it was very late in my life when   I found my joy in meter and in rhyme!
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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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.
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.