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The CPC Thematic Attic Thursday Poetry

If you enjoy writing poetry and socializing, this is the site for you!

The “Creative Poetry Corral” began on MySpace in May of 2007 as a poetry collaboration site. (It moved to Friendbusrt in the Fall of 2010 when changes in MySpace blogging software made creative postings more difficult). The founder, "Lady 'Cheryl' Death," created an unique poetry collaboration process for her friends.

This collab or "share" is still the "flagship" CPC challenge, divided into a three-blog weekly process:

(1) "It's That Time Give Me One More Line" posts Monday evening. Here writers submit lines related to a featured weekly line, for others to use in their collab write. This remains open for additions through about 6 PM Eastern time on Wednesday.

(2) "Get Lost In The Lines With Me" is posted on Wednesday evening with the list of the week's lines from which to pick and edit in creating a collab poem.

(3) "Saturday Share," posted Friday evening and continuing through Saturday and beyond, is the place to post collab poems.

As the popularity of the "Cheryl's Poetry Collab Corral" grew, more poetry challenges were added, beginning with the "Simple Sunday Picture Challenge” featuring an artist's work for poetic inspiration.

Then came “Wonderful Wednesday,” originally designed to give various CPC Pals an opportunity to create and host their own poetry challenge.

“The CPC Meet & Greet” was (and still is) offered the first Wednesday of the month to introduce new writers to the other members of the poetry site.

On the last Wednesday each month, a “Pick-Apart-Poetry” game featured a poet from the past or present. Selections from their work were presented, from which CPC Pals are challenged to choose twenty-five words to arrange into their own new poetic expression. This quickly became a much-anticipated monthly event.

Eventually all of these venues became too much for Cheryl to manage alone. A few of the site regulars offered to take over creating and hosting individual challenges. The resulting increased flexibility led to the addition of three more weekly challenges:

“Magic Monday” explores amazing aspects of life and experience.

“Thematic Attic Thursday” sparks creative imagination with themes related to the past, present and future.

The "Friday Fling” challenges writers to try established poetry formats and sometimes to invent new ones, while writing on a specific designated weekly topic.

Now on Friendburst since the Fall iof 2010, a fully developed "Creative Poetry Corral" offers six different poetry challenges each week, providing both a creative and social site for people to be encouraged to create, socialize and enjoy.





NB: The CPC discourages only sexually explicit (raw) or excessivly provocative or vulgar postings or comments. The site management therefore reserves the right to remove (without notice) any postings or comments which are considered inappropriate.
Who I'd Like to Meet

Creative writers and anyone who appreciates creative writing!


Enyarwen wrote at August 25, 9:24:32 am

Wish you a wonderful week end, a nice end of holidays, enjoy the last days and this special rendez vous to celebrate end of August ... ♥

Je vous souhaite un merveilleux week end, une belle fin de vacances, profitez des derniers jours et de ce rendez vous spécial pour célébrer la fin d'Août ... ♥

Music by Nicoco ** Jamendo

Enyarwen wrote at August 22, 2:07:49 am

Me before you, 2016 movie ... touching, beautiful, and overall, a great lesson about Love and Empathy .. ♥♥

Avant toi, film de 2016 ... émouvant, beau, et par dessus tout, une grande leçon sur l'Amour et l'Empathie .. ♥♥

Music by Sapere Aude * Jamendo

Enyarwen wrote at August 19, 9:13:52 am

At the end of all, what will remain from us? .... ♥

A la fin de tout, que restera t il de nous? ... ♥

Music by Michel Pépé

Enyarwen wrote at August 17, 9:45:56 am

Happy midweek *** Have fun *** Kisses and hugs ♥♥

Joyeux Mercredi, amusez vous bien *** Bisous et câlins ♥♥

Music by Tunguska Music Society * Jamendo

Enyarwen wrote at August 12, 9:28:42 am

The true story of a woman living in her van, in a parkway of a writer, during 15 years ... Moving and excellent Maggie Smith ♥

La véritable histoire d'une femme ayant vécu dans sa camionette, garée sur le parking d'un écrivain, durant 15 ans ... Emouvante et excellente Maggie Smith ♥

Enyarwen wrote at August 8, 8:39:41 am

In every human being, there is something greater than body, stronger than feelings, wiser that mind ... Spirit ... beyond dogmas and beliefs, Spirit guides us ... Happy new week to all ♥♥

Dans chaque être human, il y a quelque chose de plus grand que le corps, plus fort que les sentiments, plus sage que le mental ... l' Esprit... au delà des dogmes et des croyances, l'Esprit nous guide ... Joyeuse semaine à tous ♥♥

Enyarwen wrote at August 4, 11:04:18 am

Nostalgia isn't sadness, it's a sweet way to remember the memories of heart ... Love ♥

La nostalgie n'est pas la tristesse, c'est un moyen de se rappeler les souvenirs du coeur ... Love ♥

Enyarwen wrote at August 1, 10:27:06 am

Boudica or Bodicea, queen of Celtic Tribe Iceni, fought the Roman army with her two daughters at her side ... She died AD 60 or 61 ... Alex Kingston performed her role in 'Warrior Queen', in 2003 ... Enjoy ♥

Boucica, ou Bodicea, fut la reine de la tribu Celte des Iceni, combattit l'armée Romaine avec ses deux filles à ses côtés ... Elle mourut environ en 60 ou 61 après JC. Alex Kingston a interprété son rôle dans ' Warior Queen' en 2003 ... ♥

Music by Roger Subirana Mata

Enyarwen wrote at July 29, 10:34:18 am

Celebration of Sun and Nature, First Harvest ... Let's be thankful for grains and fruits, all the gifts of earth, sun and water .... Happy Lammas to all this week end ♥♥

Célébration du Soleil et de la Nature, Première Récolte ... Soyons reconnaissants pour les graines et les fruits , et tous les cadeaux donnés par la Terre, le Soleil et l'Eau ... Joyeux Festival de Lammas à tous ce week end ♥♥

Enyarwen wrote at July 25, 10:36:44 am

Enjoy this new week, the end of July, and the core of Summer ... possibly in Nature **** Love ♥

Profitez de cette nouvelle semaine, de la fin de Juillet, et du coeur de l'été, si possible dans la Nature **** Love ♥

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