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 Wakeup_MrWest92
West Jr

I tend to express myself thru words and from the weight of the words arranged in a sentence I hope that every sentence triggers a movement inside you as you read.
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poet nightbirdblue

“You can use my skin to bury secrets in, and I will settle you down...”  ~Fiona Apple
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Spoken Word Poetry

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Poetry Groups

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The Igloo
The Igloo
The Igloo (formally known as The Igloo poetry workshop) will endevour to be a hub of ideas, philosophy, conversation and debate.
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.