Reddit can be a great resource for discussing a wide variety of subjects. The individual communities known as subreddits offer the best discussion possibilities. The subreddits cover different topics are are moderated by one or more people. There are multiple subreddits dedicated to poetry. Some discuss published poetry and others will offer constructive criticism on poetry created by users. Here are a few to check out:
r/Poetry - This ready is dedicated to discuss poetry. It has over 150,000 subscribed poets.
r/OCPoetry - This subreddit is for the discussion of original poetry. It is a sister sub of /r/Poetry.
r/PoetrySlam - This subreddit is for discussion of slam poetry and for sharing slam poetry videos. It has over 5,000 subscribers.
r/PoetryCritics - This is a subreddit for constructive criticism and feedback on all types of poetry. It has over 7,000 subscribers.
r/Poetryreading - This subreddit is for amateur voice artists who love to create and listen to recordings of poetry.
r/Poems - You can share your poems on this subreddit that welcomes all kinds of poets.
r/Haiku - A subreddit for the discussion of haikus. The subreddit says, "Haiku are 17 syllables and traditionally 5, 7 then 5 however not all haikus must strictly follow said fashion."
r/ShittyPoetry - don't expect to find the best poetry here.
r/Poets - This subreddit is for the discussion of poets, poetry and poetics. The subreddit says, "Post your own work, that of other poets, and any articles or discussion about poets, poetics, poetry."
r/Vogonpoetrycircle - Douglas Adams would be proud of this subreddit for Vogon poetry, the worst poetry in Universe.
Reddit Writing Resources: Be sure to also visit our list of writing-related subreddits.
For more poetry resources visit our poetry prompts or return to the Poetry section homepage!