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 Quill-in-Heart
Tony Pena

I ain't no academic though I've been writing for two score with the typical ups and downs. My work seeks intimacy and passion especially as it pertains to the dark and sometimes ugly side of the street. Thankfully beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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poet takis1917

Lately, find it interesting and, occasionally, enjoyable...
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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.
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.
Deep Underground Gallery
Deep Underground Gallery
DUG is a place to discover visual art created by fellow DU members. Share your original drawings, paintings, digital art, sculpture and photography.