What we're about

Explore your passion for words and join us as we share poetry, favorite authors, personal stories and how we can make poetry a dynamic part of the community experience.

For those new to the group - the main purpose of the group is to bring in poems we've written, share them with the group and get honest feedback so we can make the poems better. Some people attend so they will be inspired to write more. In order to inspire people, we occasionally have weekly topics so folks can be exposed to new and different kinds of poetry. Or sometimes a weekly prompt which may inspire or cajole others to write. There is no requirement at all to attend a meeting. Everyone's welcome.

Upcoming events (5+)

CUPoetry at Faith UMC- room 9

Faith United Methodist Church

Enter the building through the South door (faces Bottenfield Elementary School), go down the hall and turn left. Room 9 is at the end of this hallway on the left. Bring a poem or poem-in-progress that you would like critiqued. We are going to use a sign up sheet on-site. There will be 8 spots for a 2 hour meetup. If we get through 8 and have time then anyone else who wants feedback can have a turn as well. Bring 14 or more copies of a work in progress for constructive feedback on your poem.

CUP at CPL

Champaign Public Library

Champaign Public Library, Room 215 upstairs. Bring a poem or poem-in-progress that you would like critiqued. We are going to use a sign up sheet on-site. There will be 8 spots for a 2 hour meetup and if we get through 8 then anyone else who wants feedback can go. Bring 16 to 18 copies of a work in progress for constructive feedback on your poem.

CUP at CPL

Champaign Public Library

Champaign Public Library, Room 215 upstairs. Bring a poem or poem-in-progress that you would like critiqued. We are going to use a sign up sheet on-site. There will be 8 spots for a 2 hour meetup and if we get through 8 then anyone else who wants feedback can go. Bring 16 to 18 copies of a work in progress for constructive feedback on your poem.

CUP at CPL

Champaign Public Library

Champaign Public Library, Room 215 upstairs. Bring a poem or poem-in-progress that you would like critiqued. We are going to use a sign up sheet on-site. There will be 8 spots for a 2 hour meetup and if we get through 8 then anyone else who wants feedback can go. Bring 16 to 18 copies of a work in progress for constructive feedback on your poem.

Past events (385)

CUP at CPL

Champaign Public Library

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