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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 September 29, 7:05:03 am

Nice end of week to all ... Colors of October will enchant us a new time ... magic and secret month ... Dream, Love, Light *** ♥

Belle fin de semaine à tous ... Les couleurs d' Octobre vont nous enchanter une nouvelle fois ... mois magique et secret ... Rêve, Amour, Lumière *** ♥

Music by Kendra Springer

Enyarwen wrote at September 26, 8:52:42 am

Last week of September ... time flies so fast ... Enjoy every day and feel an angelic breath upon you **** With Love ♥

Dernière semaine de Septembre ... le temps passe si vite ... Profitez de chaque jour et sentez un souffle angélique sur vous *** Avec Amour ♥

Enyarwen wrote at September 23, 9:33:52 am

Fancy a B&W moment? Enjoy *** Have a peaceful Autumn week end *** Love and Light ♥

Envie d'un petit moment en noir et blanc? Profitez *** Passez un paisible week end automnal *** Amour et Lumière ♥

Music by Nicoco

Enyarwen wrote at September 20, 9:59:52 am

Enter in the Great Festival of Autumn, listen to the whisper of Nature, enjoy wonders of the coming season .... death and life are one, metamorphosis in progress .... Love ♥

Entrez dans la grande Fête de l'Automne, écoutez le chuchotement de la Nature, savourez les merveilles de la saison qui arrive... la mort et la vie ne sont plus qu'une, la métamorphose est en cours ... Love ♥

Enyarwen wrote at September 17, 8:11:38 am

Awesome week end ... in joy and peace ... Love and hugs to all ♥

Super week end, dans la joie et la paix ... Bisous à tous ** Love ♥

Enyarwen wrote at September 15, 7:23:20 am

Final Fantasy XV ... An elite force of soldiers must protect the magical kingdom of Lucis from the invading empire Niflheim. Great !!! Enjoy Smile

Final Fantasy XV ... Une élite de soldats doit protéger le royaume magique de Lucis de l'invasion de l'Empire Niflheim *** Excellent !!! Smile

Music by Nicoco

Enyarwen wrote at September 12, 8:44:16 am

Have a wonderful new week, never forget to spice your life with a pinch of white magic ... kindness is contagious ... Love ♥

Passez une merveilleuse semaine, n'oubliez pas de pimenter votre vie avec une pincée de magie blanche ... la gentillesse est contagieuse ... Love ♥

Enyarwen wrote at September 9, 2:10:42 am

They 're wandering around me
Sometimes dark or sometimes bright
I feel them flying softly
The Passengers of the Night ...

Ils se promènent autour de moi
Parfois sombres , parfois lumineux
Je les sens voler légèrement
Les Passagers de la Nuit ...

Eny ♥

Music by Petite Viking

Enyarwen wrote at September 1, 1:53:01 am

Wonderful month with unique colors, fragrances and changes .... Enjoy September dear friends .... With Love ♥

Merveilleux mois aux couleurs, fragrances et changements uniques ... Appréciez Septembre chers amis ... Avec Amour ♥

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

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