Writing and Poetry Community

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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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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Kaden Malis

Kaden Malis - writes poetry dealing with addiction, depression, anxiety and all the struggles that come along with them.
Featured Poet

I usually write about life or nature.  I'M relatively new at writing erotic poetry.
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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Word Play
Word Play
Hone your skills through word play. Participate with other members in quick-fire short poem and prose challenges.
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
DU Gallery is a place to discover visual art created by fellow members. Share your original drawings, paintings, digital art, sculpture and photography.