Feelin' Good Scholarship Slam - CLOSED


Let’s face it: life can be tough. Sometimes things just don’t work out like we want them to. But when life gets us down, we all have something we turn to that makes us feel better without fail.

What makes you feel good?

We want to know what your pick-me-up is. Do you read a certain poem? Chow down on some pizza? Cuddle your furry best friend? Tell us in a poem what makes you smile and why, for your chance to win.

Note: This is a sweepstakes scholarship. That means a winner will be chosen from a random drawing.


  1. The basic requirements are this: (1) you are 25 years of age (or younger), and (2) you are a current or former high school student who will attend or is attending college within the U.S. or its territories.

  2. Add an original poem to Power Poetry by Wednesday, October 19, 2016. You'll need to register as a member of our community first.

  3. Note: You are permitted to enter only ONE of the two available scholarships open between Thursday, August 18, 2016 and Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Any member submitting to both scholarships will be immediately disqualified.

Got questions? Our scholarship FAQ and contest rules should have the answers. If they don't, feel free to contact us.


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WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
My family makes me smile, because they are always there for me. With them I will never feel denial,
5 years 11 months ago
7th Grade By: Jasmine Roundtree   In the 7th grade, I found poetry.
5 years 11 months ago
this is for you. By: Jasmine Roundtree   this poem you’re reading is for you.
5 years 11 months ago
I know you. Yet it feels so strangeto know you after so few daystogether. And with so few hours,
5 years 11 months ago
Simply his presence gives me the utmost ecstasy
5 years 11 months ago