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 cloventongue89
Nathaniel Peter

When I do open mics I perform as Cloven, when I publish my books I publish as Nathaniel Peter. Anything else you want to know, just ask...
Featured Poet
poet Ahavati

With JohnnyBlaze co-directing Honestly Crafted Critique. Want to get serious about writing? Join us:  https://deepundergroundpoetry.com/groups/honestly-crafted-critique/discussion/
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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Spoken Word Lowdown
Spoken Word Lowdown
Performance poetry at Deep Underground #spokenwordlowdown
Honestly Crafted Critique
Honestly Crafted Critique
Our policy is No Poem Left Behind, but only if you're of the mind to better your craft and connect with Readers, rather than expand your ego. There is no better way to hone your craft than by learning to critique the craft of others.
Word Play
Word Play
Hone your skills through word play. Participate with other members in quick-fire short poem and prose challenges.