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

Erbium Janet Kuypers (poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, #68, Er) 6/27/14 On the east coast, shopping once with a gay friend of mine, we walked past a guard at the empty clothing store to browse for clothes. My friend held up a pink shirt, asked my opinion. I looked at it, then … Read more

Okay, it’s all about the Oxygen, bonus “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem from Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Okay, it’s all about the Oxygen Janet Kuypers bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (&#035l8, O) 9/6/13 Okay, so I like to think of myself as a history buff. And no, I don’t pay attention to American history, or even the details of, like, the ancient Roman Empire or anything – for … Read more

Beauty in the Eyes of Einsteinium, bonus “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem from Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Beauty in the Eyes of Einsteinium Janet Kuypers Bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, #099, Es based on the poems “Beauty in the Eyes of Einstein” and “Einsteinium” 9/30/13 Einstein dismissed some of his theories — even some we may know all too well. Einstein didn’t like some of his theories because … Read more