Samarium, “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Samarium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#62, Sm) (based on the poem “And I’m Wondering”) 10/1/13 I’m wondering if there’s something chemical that brings us together, something that brings us to our knees, something that sucks us in… Your stare from a distance haunts me; I know that your look lasts … Read more

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

Europium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#63, Eu) (based on the poem “Too Much Light”) 10/2/13 too much light makes the baby go blind and too much light makes the moth rush into the flame and die in a glorious blaze of glory A scientist placed parts of you in a … Read more