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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 January 20, 10:29:18 am

Having no snow here, I can just imagine landscapes and magic mood ... Wish you a sweet week end, stay cosy and enjoy *** Hugs ♥

N'ayant pas de neige ici, je ne peux qu'imaginer des paysages et une ambiance magique ... Je vous souhaite un doux week end, profitez en douillettement *** Love ♥

Enyarwen wrote at January 18, 10:39:19 am

New horizons ... future ... Have a great midweek Smile Love ♥

Nouveaux horizons ... futur ... Passez un bon mercredi Smile Love ♥

Music by Petite Viking

Enyarwen wrote at January 15, 10:20:47 am

Enjoy this Sunday and have a sweet week ahead ** Friendly to all ** ♥

Profitez de ce dimanche et belle semaine à venir *** Amicalement à tous ** ♥

Enyarwen wrote at January 11, 9:32:44 am

Days of recklessness, freedom, simple joy ... they are inside us, but why is it so hard to reach them .... Have a nice day Smile

Jours d 'insouciance, de liberté, de joie simple ... Ils sont en nous mais pourquoi est ce si difficile de les atteindre .... Belle journée Smile

Enyarwen wrote at January 9, 9:43:08 am

Dreamy and fantastic week to all **** Let's the magic go on ... Love ♥

Je vous souhaite une semaine fantastique et pleine de rêve *** Laissons la magie faire son oeuvre ... Love ♥

Enyarwen wrote at January 6, 9:42:11 am

Happy week end with this nice song by Kate Rusby **** Enjoy Smile

Bon week end avec cette jolie chanson de Kate Rusby *** Bon visionnage Smile

Enyarwen wrote at January 3, 9:44:31 am

Happy first week of 2017 *** Hope you're fine and ready to start this year with enthusiasm *** Kisses ad Love ♥

Joyeuse première semaine de 2017 *** J'espère que vous allez bien et que vous êtes prêts à démarrer cette année avec enthousiasme *** Bisous * Love ♥

Enyarwen wrote at December 30, 10:21:29 am

2016 is ending, a year with lot of sufferings all over the world ... But we have to keep hope for more Love and Wisdom in people 's hearts, because it's the only way to live in Harmony and Peace *** I wish you happiness for this new beginning ... Each of us is a builder in Universe ... let's be good workers .... Love and Light **** ♥

2016 s'achève, une année qui a connu beaucoup de souffrance partout dans le monde ... Mais gardons l'espoir pour plus d' Amour et de Sagesse dans le coeur des êtres parce que c'est la seul moyen de vivre en Harmonie et en Paix *** Je vous souhaite du Bonheur pour ce nouveau départ ... Chacun de nous est un bâtisseur dans l'Univers ... soyons de bons ouvriers ... Amour et Lumière *** ♥

Music by Ian Mcintosh

Enyarwen wrote at December 27, 7:55:07 am

Beautiful week to all, have some rest for those who don't work ... before next year Smile Kisses and love ♥

Belle semaine à tous, prenez du repos, ceux qui ne travaillent pas ... avant l'an prochain Smile Bisous *** Love ♥

Enyarwen wrote at December 23, 9:23:14 am

I wish you a beautiful Christmas, friends all around the world .. may peace and joy of these special times reach every heart ... Whatever our paths, Light is here for all ... Hugs, Kisses and Love *** ♥♥

Je vous souhaite un très beau Noël, amis du monde entier ... puissent la Paix et la Joie de ces moments spéciaux atteindre chaque coeur ... quels que soient nos chemins, la Lumière est là pour tous *** Câlins, Bisous et Amour *** ♥ ♥

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