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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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I have been writing poetry since I was 15 yrs old.... An old girlfriend broke my heart and I guess the gift just jumped into me and Ive been writing ever since.... I like to write more on the lines of love and sex, people are always blind to sex in poems
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Sometimes I think with both heads. †No, Iím not sorry.
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Spoken Word Poetry

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The Poetcast Project
The Poetcast Project
Did you know that Deep Underground Poetry has a podcast featuring you fabulous poets of the Deep? The good news is WE DO! Find the home of The Poetcast Project right here, open for suggestions, discussions, participants and shenanigans.
Word Play
Word Play
Hone your skills through word play. Participate with other members in quick-fire short poem and prose challenges.
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.