Adapted Intensity Poetry Contest  July 14, 2015 - July 21, 2015

Reading and Deliberating


Create a body of poetry describing intense feeling toward an emotion (love, hate, fear, anxiety, joy, etc).

The work must contain at least ONE of these phrases.

1. And it overwhelmed me
2. There was no relief
3. And I wept
4. Oh! my heart
5. Keep me safe


First prize winner will receive a poem written for them based on their winning work.


First Place First Place



4 Contestants
4 Submissions
Created Jul 14, 2015

Submit Submit Writing


  • Any Member can Submit
  • Only Poetry can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 1 Piece of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 7/14/2015 - 7/21/2015
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


SLOVA is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact SLOVA if you have any further questions.

Murder on the Marsh
Murder on the Marsh
A young unwed tenant farmer will go to any lengths to get rid of his illegitimate child.
The Pernicious Portrait
The Pernicious Portrait
A stranger arrives at the somber St. Sebastian estate. Reminding the owner and butler the past never dies.