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Lawrencium, Periodic Table poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Lawrencium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#103, Lr) I’ve always tried to figure you out. I could never pinpoint your true destiny. All I know is that your radio activity to me left my bones so

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Zinc poem by Janet Kuypers

Zinc Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series After my injectable medication prescription started, I learned that the drug I had to take would suppress my immune system, which meant I’d have to start getting flu shots,

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Sulfur poem by Janet Kuypers

Sulfur Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series When I’ve always thought of Sulfur, I thought of it’s caustic smell, or the fact that it’s mixed with things so its used to bleach paper, or as a

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“Iridium” poem by Janet Kuypers

Iridium Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series I was looking for different pieces of jewelry at the more expensive jewelry store; I knew Christmas was coming and I wanted to splurge on an expensive gift. But

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