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

Technetium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry”” series (#43, Tc) 7/10/13 You’re named from the Greek word for “artificial”, because you were the first element man ever made… We wanted to discover, we wanted to find you out — we’d even create you if this was the only way. We can only find … Read more

Aluminum {April Fool’s Edit}, “Periodic Table of Poetry” bonus poem from Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Aluminum {April Fool’s Edit} Janet Kuypers bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#013, Al) – 4/1/13 On our wedding anniversary, I try to remember annual anniversary gifts: we’ve passed wood, copper, iron, and are just passing tin, steel, and aluminum now. What on Earth do I buy for a gift that’s aluminum? … Read more