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Lanthanum, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, #57, La) from the Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Lanthanum Janet Kuypers (poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, #57, La) 6/27/14 When I went to the after party of a recent Chicago live play, an actor from the play asked me if I was an actor. I

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Hassium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Hassium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#108, Hs) (8/22/14) Hassium is a Periodic Table element that was discovered in nineteen eighty-four. Apple launched it’s first Macintosh computer in nineteen eighty-four. That’s also the same year the

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Christmas for the birds poem by Joan Pond

Cerulean Light by Joan Pond On Greenwich Avenue, Fred festooned a fir with lights. “Jesus,” he said. “It just ain”t right. I bought this string at CVS and it”s already broke. This Christmas stuff”s for the birds. Man, it”s a

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Hafnium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Hafnium Janet Kuypers (poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, #72, Hf) 6/27/14 I heard that the element Hafnium is named after the literal Latin word hafnium, which is Latin for Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. And you know,

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