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

Xenon Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#054, Xe) 4/27/13 I don’t care that you’re no Zena warrior princess, I just can’t stand those high-intensity headlights of yours at night. You may numb me from my pain if I breathe you in, but the only good your brightness may do is that … 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